Brassica rapa dichotoma
Herb: Indian Rape
Latin name: Brassica rapa dichotoma
Synonyms: Brassica campestris dichotoma
Edible parts of Indian Rape:Leaves - raw or cooked. A bit on the coarse side, though the young leaves can be added in moderation to salads whilst older leaves make an acceptable vegetable. An edible oil is obtained from the seeds.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Not known in the wild.
Propagation of Indian Rape:Seed - sow in situ in the spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Not known in the wild.
Medicinal use of Indian Rape:None known
Known hazards of Brassica rapa dichotoma:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.