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Mustard Plant MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mustard Plant
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.157.200.500
Unique ID
D009149
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009149
Scope Note
Any of several BRASSICA species that are commonly called mustard. Brassica juncea is brown or Chinese mustard, and Brassica nigra is black, brown, or red mustard. The plant is grown both for mustard seed from which oil is extracted or used as SPICES, and for its greens used as VEGETABLES or ANIMAL FEED. There is no relationship to MUSTARD COMPOUNDS. A species from a related genus SINAPIS ALBA is white mustard.
Entry Term(s)
Brassica juncea
Brassica nigra
Mustard
Related Numbers
txid3707
txid3710
See Also
Sinapis
Public MeSH Note
2004; see MUSTARD 1991-2003, see BRASSICA 1986-1990, see MUSTARD 1963-1985
History Note
2004(1963)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Mustard Plant Preferred
Brassica juncea Narrower
Brassica nigra Narrower
Mustard Narrower
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