Brassica tournefortii Gouan
Brassica tournefortii Gouan var. sisymbrioides (Fisch.) Grossh.
Asian mustard, pale cabbage, African mustard, Sahara mustard
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Brassicales||Mustard, cabbage, caper, papaya, nasturtiums, many others; most produce mustard oil|
|Genus||Brassica||A Latin name for “cabbage”|
|Species||tournefortii||After Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (1656-1708), author of Institutiones Rei Herbariae published in 1700 and a celebrated French botanist who was the first to properly define genera and was an important forerunner of Linnaeus. He died the year after Linnaeus was born|
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Brassica tournefortii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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4/28/2018 · Scenic Drive, Red Rock Canyon, Nevada
≈ 21 × 14" (52 × 34 cm)
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