Brassica rapa L.

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Status: Introduced
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,E
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Exell, A.W. (1960). Brassicaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Page 188.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 30.

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Flora of Mozambique: Brassica rapa
Flora of Zambia: Brassica rapa
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Brassica rapa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Brassica rapa
African Plant Database: Brassica rapa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Brassica rapa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Brassica rapa
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Brassica rapa
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JSTOR Plant Science: Brassica rapa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brassica rapa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Brassica rapa
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Tropicos: Brassica rapa
Wikipedia: Brassica rapa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Brassica rapa., retrieved 31 March 2023

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