EPPO Global Database

Brassica juncea(BRSJU)

Code created in: 2004-05-25

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BRSJU
  • Preferred name: Brassica juncea
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Czernohorsky


A hybrid between B. nigra and B. rapa obtained in cultivation (principally in eastern Asia). Some varieties are leafy vegetables, while others are used to produce mustard (from the seeds).  Now widely distributed as a crop plant worldwide

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Brassica besseriana Trautvetter
Brassica cernua (Thunberg) Forbes & Hemsley
Brassica integrifolia (West) Ruprecht
Brassica juncea var. juncea (Linnaeus) Czernohorsky
Brassica napiformis (Pailleux & Bois) Bailey
Brassica rugosa (Roxburgh) Bailey
Sinapis juncea Linnaeus
Sinapis rugosa Roxburgh

Common names
Name Language
broad-leaf mustard English
brown mustard English (GB)
Chinese mustard English
Chinese turnip English
India mustard English
Indian mustard English (US)
Japanese mustard English
leaf mustard English
spinach mustard English
tuberous-rooted mustard English
white mustard English
wild mustard English
Rutenkohl German
Sareptasenf German
chou faux-jonc French
moutarde brune French
moutarde de l'Inde French
moutarde de Sarepta French
moutarde jonciforme French
mostaza de la China Spanish
mostaza de la India Spanish
mostaza hindu Spanish
cavolo giunchiforme Italian
cavolo giuncoso Italian
senape indiana Italian
sareptamosterd Dutch
mostarda-castanha Portuguese
mostarda-da-China Portuguese
mostarda-da-índia Portuguese
mostarda-vermelha Portuguese
sareptasenap Swedish
karashina Japanese
seiyokarashina Japanese
seiyô-karashina Japanese
カラシナ Japanese
セイヨウカラシナ Japanese
горчица индийская Russian
горчица сарептская Russian
горчица сизая Russian
капуста сарептская Russian
капуста сизая Russian
капуста ситниковая Russian
sareptasennep Norwegian
sareptansinappi Finnish
hint hardalı Turkish
kapusta sarepska Polish
kapusta sitowata Polish
szareptai mustár Hungarian
rai Bengali
сарептка зеле Bulgarian
jiè cài Chinese
芥菜 Chinese
brukev sítinovitá Czech
sarepta kapsasrohi Estonian
sarepta sinep Estonian
sarson patta Hindi
सरसों पत्ता Hindi
gat Korean
sareptas sinep Latvian
sareptinis bastutis Lithuanian
њивска репица Serbian
horčica sareptská Slovak
kapusta sitinová Slovak
гірчиця сарептська Ukrainian