EPPO Global Database

Brassica oleracea(BRSOX)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BRSOX
  • Preferred name: Brassica oleracea
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Maritime cliffs of western Europe (Britain to Italy). Naturalized in other European countries. This is the type variety. Other varieties, obtained in cultivation, exist in many different forms, both as a vegetable and as an ornamental. The names in the present entry refer only to the wild plant, or to the entire set of cultivated plants derived from it  

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Brassica oleracea var. oleracea Linnaeus
Brassica sylvestris (Linnaeus) Miller

Common names
Name Language
градниско зеле Bulgarian
col Catalan
col vera Catalan
brukev zelná Czech
have-kål Danish
Kohl German
Wildkohl German
βρασσική λαχανώδης Greek
cabbage English
wild cabbage English
berza silvestre Spanish
col Spanish
aza Basque
azantxu Basque
azaxo Basque
kaali Finnish
chou French
chou des falaises French
chou sauvage French
vrtna vrzina Croatian
vadkáposzta Hungarian
garðakál Icelandic
cavolo Italian
cavolo comune Italian
kool Dutch
dyrka kål Norwegian
kapusta ogrodowa Polish
kapusta warzywna Polish
berça Portuguese
couve Portuguese
капуста Russian
капуста огородная Russian
kapusta obyčajná Slovak
broskva Slovene
kapus Slovene
lakër Albanian
раштан Serbian
kål Swedish
lahana Turkish
капуста городня Ukrainian
yě gān lán Chinese
野甘蓝 Chinese