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Sinapis arvensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Sinapis
Type species
Sinapis alba

Sinapis is a genus of plants in the family Brassicaceae.[1] As of March 2015, five species are recognised by The Plant List:[2]

The leaves are used extensively in some cultures' cooking, including in North Indian cuisine.[citation needed] It is also one of the varieties of horta or greens known as vrouves in Greek cuisine, boiled and served with olive oil and lemon.[citation needed]


External links[edit]

  • Media related to Sinapis at Wikimedia Commons