EPPO Global Database

Brassica oleracea var. viridis(BRSOA)

Code created in: 2002-03-07

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BRSOA
  • Preferred name: Brassica oleracea var. viridis
  • Authority: Linnaeus


This is a broad category for leafy cabbages (kale), i.e. other than those forming compact heads or flowering. They correspond to some old varieties, and some newly developed; in general, this is an area of active new variety development 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Brassica oleracea convar. acephala
Brassica oleracea convar. acephala var. viridis
Brassica oleracea var. acephala de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
borecole English
collard English
collard English
cow cabbage English
kale English
tree kale English
Blattkohl German
Braunkohl German
Staudenkohl German
Winterkohl German
caulet French
chou cavalier French
chou en arbre French
chou fourrager French
chou vert French
berza común Spanish
bretón Spanish
col caballar Spanish
col de Poitou Spanish
col forrajera Spanish
couve-crespa Portuguese
couve-galega Portuguese
habotan Japanese
ハボタン Japanese
капуста безголовчатая Russian
капуста декоративная Russian
капуста листовая Russian
takarmánykáposzta Hungarian
prokula  Croatian
jarmuz Czech
kravské zelí Czech
lapiniai kopūstai Lithuanian
кељ Serbian
kapusta obyčajná kučeravá Slovak
kel kučeravý Slovak