Brassica rapa L. subsp. chinensis (L.) Hanelt, R. Mansfeld, Verz. Landwirtsch. u. Gartn. Kulturpfl., Auf. 2, ed. J. Schultze-Motel, 1:304. 1986 (Syn:  (≡) Brassica campestris subsp. chinensis (L.) Makino; Brassica campestris var. purpurea L. H. Bailey [= Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis var. purpuraria]; (≡) Brassica chinensis L. (basionym); (≡) Brassica chinensis subsp. utilis M. Tsen & S. H. Lee; (=) Brassica dubiosa L. H. Bailey; (≡) Brassica oleracea var. chinensis (L.) Prai; Brassica parachinensis L. H. Bailey [≡ Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis var. parachinensis; Brassica purpurea (L. H. Bailey) L. H. Bailey [= Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis var. purpuraria]; (=) Brassica rapa var. amplexicaulis Y. Tanaka & Ono; (≡) Brassica rapa var. chinensis (L.) Kitam.); (≡) Brassica rapa var. rosularis M. Tsen & S. H. Lee));
Images by Aarti Khale & Gurcharan Singh 

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Brassicaceae Week : Brassica rapa var. chinensis : Paksoy : 051112 : AK: Sharing pictures of Paksoy or Chinese Cabbage.
Seen at the Flower Show, Jijamata Udyan, Mumbai.
When I had bought some from the market here, I was lucky to find flowers inside.
… helped me with the botanical name.


we know it as BOKCHOI 🙂
great soup making ingredient


 

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Brassicaceae Week: Brassica rapa var. chinensis, Bok Choy: Brassica rapa var. chinensis, Bok Choy used mostly a salad or cooked as vegetable.


  
 
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