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Brassica rapa Chinensis Group

Chinese cabbage

Other common names
bok choy
buk choy
see morecelery mustard
Chinese white cabbage
choi sum
choy sum
pak choi
Shantung cabbage
Chinese mustard [2]
false pak choi
Synonyms
Brassica chinensis
Brassica parachinensis
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Botanical details
Family
Brassicaceae
Native to the UK
No
Genus

Brassica

Genus description

Brassicas can be annual, biennial or perennial plants, most are upright with alternate, often glaucous leaves, long taproots and clusters of cross-shaped, yellow or white flowers. The genus includes a number of species bred to produce food crops, such as cabbages, turnips, mustards and oilseed rape, as well as others grown for their ornamental value

Name status

Accepted

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