Formal NameBrassica rapa var. glabra
Alias蕪, 鈴菜, Turnip, Celery cabbage
Habitat: Afghanistan, the Mediterranean coast of Europe
Morph2 years of vegetable
Turnip, scientific name: Brassica rapa var. glabra , is 2 years of vegetable in the genus Brassica, Department of brassicaceae native of Afghanistan or Mediterranean Europe. In Japan, will be one of the spring. Originally known as Candice (suzuna). Things in Japan improved varieties in Europe are mostly feed on human Edible vegetables. Cub eats portion swollen hypocotyl (the part generally say root), stems and leaves are edible. Hypocotyl is pale yellow vegetables, leaves and stems are green and yellow vegetables. Roots are attached under the hypocotyls. Because the thin cell wall is primarily the hypocotyl pickles and vegetables, eat candied and overcook and protects the melt. Nutritional value hypocotyl in yellow vegetables include vitamin C, digestive enzyme amylase. Leaves in green and yellow vegetables, and includes beta-carotene, vitamin C, fiber, calcium, and potassium.
Generic name: turnip, scientific name: Brassica rapa var. glabra, aka: white turnip, origin: Afghanistan , Mediterranean Europe, flower color: yellow, petals number: four, hypocotyl (root) color: white and embryo axis diameter 5 cm, cultivation period: bloated edible parts: embryo axis of 50 days, and portions of the stem and leaves, harvest: spring (March-May) and fall (October-November) of twice a year in season, Nutritional value: the prevention of hypocotyl: of vitamin C, leaves the digestive enzyme amylase: carotene, vitamin C, fiber, calcium, potassium, how to save: spherical hypocotyl and leaf carving, utility: digestion, colds.
SpeciesB. rapa var. rapa
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arrayRacemous Inflorescence
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
SeasonMar Apr May
Height30 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter0.9 ~ 1