African Plant Database

Brassica carinata A. Braun
Protologue : Flora 24: 267 (1841)
Information on the genus : Brassica
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sinapis integrifolia H. West (1793)
=Brassica integrifolia (H. West) Rupr. (1860)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb 30-150 cm tall.
Ecology : Weed of cultivations, etc.; 0-2000 m alt. – Probably indigenous (and cultivated) in Ethiopia; introduced and sometimes cultivated elsewhere.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Comoros, Africa, Asia,

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 62 (1991).
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 183
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