Brassica nigra (L.) Koch. 

Family : Brassicaceae

Local name : Sariah (As.); Besor (Bd.).

Annual much branched herb; leaves hairy, lower ones are 10 - 20 cm long, petiolate and lyrate, upper ones small and entire, more or less sessile; flowers small, bright yellow in short racemes; seeds very small, dark-brown.

Distribution : Cultivated as winter crop.

Uses : Seeds used in rheumatism and eczema.


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