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Brassica tournefortii Gouan

Synonyms

Brassica sisymbrioides, Brassica stocksii, Eruca erecta, Erucastrum minutiflorum, Erucastrum tournefortii, Sinapis caspica

Common names

African mustard, Asian mustard, shiltam, wild-turnip

Extract from Wikipedia article

The mustard species Brassica tournefortii is known by the common names Asian mustard, African mustard, and Sahara mustard, and is well known as an invasive species, especially in California.[+]

Lower (abaxial) hairy surface of basal leaf of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
LinkLower (abaxial) hairy surface of basal leaf of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Basal rosette of divided hairy leaves of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
LinkBasal rosette of divided hairy leaves of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Dramatic lush basal leaves with stiff hairy, lobed and serrate petioles of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
LinkDramatic lush basal leaves with stiff hairy, lobed and serrate petioles of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Early season seedlings of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
LinkEarly season seedlings of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Young, early season plant of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
LinkYoung, early season plant of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Small flowers and beaked fruits of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
LinkSmall flowers and beaked fruits of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Small yellow flowers of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
LinkSmall yellow flowers of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Early season blooming plants of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
LinkEarly season blooming plants of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, December 18, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Hairy basal leaves of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) in roadside depression near Dukhan Highway. Qatar, January 15, 2016
LinkHairy basal leaves of Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) in roadside depression near Dukhan Highway. Qatar, January 15, 2016
Location on mapsDukhan Hwy, Ash-Shahaniyah, Qatar
Sahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on periphery of Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. South-western Qatar, March 5, 2016
LinkSahara mustard (Asian mustard, wild-turnip, Brassica tournefortii) on periphery of Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. South-western Qatar, March 5, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar

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