Name: Turnip

Scientific name: Brassica rapa

Type: Herb

Color: Green,Yellow

Habitat: Cultivated Areas

Size: 40 - 100 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Mar–Apr. Status: Introduced. Also recorded: E Saudi Arabia. Habitat & distribution: Farms and cultivated areas. Uses: A widely cultivated vegetable. Has been used in the treatment of various medical conditions including arthritis, chest-colds, dysentery, fever, mastitis, rheumatism, scurvy and skin ailments (Rizk & El-Ghazaly).

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