Crambe abyssinica

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Crambe abyssinica
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Crambe
Species: C. abyssinica
Binomial name
Crambe abyssinica
R.E.Fr.

Crambe abyssinica is an oilseed crop, native to the Mediterranean area. According to the Alternative Field Crops Manual, it is used as an industrial lubricant, a corrosion inhibitor, and as an ingredient in the manufacture of synthetic rubber. It can also be used in surfactants and slip and coating agents.[1]

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  1. ^ IENICA. "Crambe". This link is no longer accurate. Retrieved on 2011-02-16

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