Brassica campestris var. sarson Prain

 
  • Family : BRASSICACEAE
    (Mustard Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SARSON FAMILY (सरसों फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Brassicaceae
  • Basionym : Brassica rapa subsp. sarson (Prain) Denford
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Brassica rapa L.
  • Common name : Field mustard
  • Vernacular name :
    • Sarsav ((Gujarati)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Growing as weed in cultivated fields
  • Comments / notes : Used to treat infection, blood system disorders and genitourinary system disorders, as a vegetable and for food.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-March
  • Distribution :
    • Gujarat : North Gujarat district
  • Native : Central & E. Medit. to Iran and Arabian Peninsula, NE. Tropical Africa.
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic
  • World Distribution : Cosmopolitan except Australia, Antarctica and Arctic
  • Literature :
    • Shah G. L. (1978). Flora of Gujarat State Part 1. University Press Sardar Patel University: 60
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Brassica campestris var. sarson. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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