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

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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