Varieties descended from three distinct species of brassica have their stems, or so-called roots, enlarged into globular masses.
The crops cultivated were buckwheat and a species of brassica, both in flower.
Bretschneider, who has made a careful study of Chinese authors, mentions no brassica.
I shall speak of the names of brassica oleracea when I come to vegetables.
In Sinapis and in brassica oleracea foliaceous ovules may occasionally be seen, attached to the placenta by long stalks.
Seeds spherical and cotyledons conduplicate, as in brassica.
The cauliflower crosses readily with the cabbage and other varieties and species of the genus brassica.
brassica, bras′i-ka, n. the turnip and cabbage genus of Crucifer.
Here, too, are the Geranium maritinum, and the wallflower-scented Hottonia palustris and even the humble brassica oleracea.
Under this category Moquin mentions a petal of brassica oleracea completely split into two.