Sorting Sinapis names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :


Sinapis alba L.

ENGLISH : Wild mustard.



Sinapis alba L. subsp. alba

SYNONYM(S) : Brassica foliosa (Willd.) Samp., Brassica alba (L.) Rabenh., Brassica hirta Moench., Brassica alba (L.) Boiss.

CHINESE : Bai jie.

DUTCH : Gele mosterd.

ENGLISH : White mustard.

FINNISH : Keltasinappi.

FRENCH : Moutarde blanche.

JAPANESE : Shiro garashi.

RUSSIAN : Gorchítsa bélaia.

SPANISH : Mostaza blanca.


Sinapis arvensis L.

SYNONYM(S) : Brassica arvensis Kuntze & Rabenhorst, Brassica kaber var. pinnatifida (Stokes) L.C. Wheeler, Brassica sinapis Visiani, Brassica sinapistrum Boiss.

ENGLISH : Wild mustard.

Sinapis arvensis L. subsp. arvensis

CHINESE : Yang ye jie.

DANISH : Agersennep, Ager sennep.

DUTCH : Herik.

ENGLISH : Wild mustard, Charlock.

FINNISH : Rikkasinappi.

FRENCH : Moutarde sauvage, Sénevé, Moutarde des champs, Sanve, Raveluche, Sangle.

GERMAN : Ackersenf, Wilder Senf.

ITALIAN : Senape, Senape selvatica, Erba falcona, Serapino.

PORTUGUESE : Mostarda-dos-campos, Nabinha.

SPANISH : Mostaza de los campos, Mostaza silvestre.

SWEDISH : Åkersenap.



General Bibliography


Complementary / Specific


EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < > (Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Latin with authority names)

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

USDA, ARS, 2000, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (xx xxxx 2000). (A number of languages, some romanised, Latin with authority names)

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).


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