Brassica oleracea var. capitata L.
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Brassica oleracea var. capitata L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 28 Sep 2021'

General Information

4d. Brassica oleracea L. var. capitata L., Sp. Pl. 667 (1753). Neotipo (designado por Oost et al., 1989): “Brassica capitata albida”, Dodoëns, Stirp. Hist. Pempt. ed. 2, 623 (1616). Ilustr.: Schulz, Pflanzenr. IV.105(Heft 70): 28, t. 11 (1919). N.v.: Col, repollo.

Por I.A. Al-Shehbaz y S. Fuentes-Soriano.

Base del tallo reducida, no carnosa, cónica. Hojas caulinares basales y más proximales numerosas, verdes, evidentemente sobrelapadas en una cabeza compacta y globosa, oblonga o rara vez subcónica, congesta, apicalmente redondeada o aplanada. Botones foliares axilares sin formar cabezas. Inflorescencias inmaduras ni congestas ni carnosas, ni formando una cabeza, verdes. Flores amarillas. 2n = 18. Cultivada. Ch (Breedlove, 1986: 78); G (Steyermark 29951, F); N (Rueda y Velásquez 10898, MO); P (D’Arcy et al. 13173, MO). 1800 m. (Cosmopolita.)

  • Provided by: [C].Flora Mesoamericana
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    Stem base highly shortened, not fleshy, conical. Basal and lower cauline leaves green, numerous, strongly overlapping into a compact, globose, oblong, or rarely subconical, closed, apically rounded or flattened head. Axillary leafy buds not forming heads. Inflorescence neither fleshy nor condensed into a head. Flowers yellow. 2n = 18*.

  • Provided by: [D].Flora Of CHina @
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    Stem abbreviated; leaves large, concave, not blistered, forming a dense head before flowering. Flowers and fruits like the type variety.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora of Pakistan
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     Information From

    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora of Pakistan
    Flora of Pakistan. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2020.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora Mesoamericana
    Gerrit Davidse, Mario Sousa Sánchez, A. O. Chater, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Instituto de Biología, Missouri Botanical Garden, Natural History Museum (London, England) UNAM, 1994
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora Of CHina @
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • D Missouri Botanical Garden