Brassica napus Colza Group (Common names)

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Brassica napus Colza Group (Common names)

Brassica napus Fodder colza Group (Common names)

Brassica napus Napobrassica Group (Common names)

Brassica napus Schnittkohl Group (Common names)

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Names in common use

  • English: rape, coleseed; rape, colza (USA); Canola®1 (Canada)
  • German: Raps; Reps, Lewat, Kohlsaat; Raps, Reps (CH); Raps (Austria)
  • Dutch: koolzaad; bladkool2
  • Swedish: raps
  • Danish: raps
  • Norwegian: raps
  • Icelandic:

  • French: colza; Canola®1 (Canada)
  • Italian: colza
  • Spanish: colza; nabo (Argentina); rape3 (Argentina)
  • Catalan: colza
  • Portuguese: colza
  • Romanian: colza, rapiţă, rapiţă colza

  • Russian: рапс, сурепица - raps, surepica
  • Polish: rzepak
  • Czech: řepka
  • Slovak: repka
  • Bulgarian: рапс, рапица - raps, rapica
  • Croatian: repica
  • Serb:
  • Slovenian: ogrščica

  • Latvian:
  • Lithuanian:
  • Albanian:
  • Greek: γκόλτσα; ράπιτσα - koltsa, rapitsa
  • Turkish:
  • Maltese:
  • Hungarian: repce
  • Finnish: rapsi
  • Estonian:

Sources and commentaries

(1) Canola® is originally a trademark for oil Brassica grown in Canada. It includes mostly Brassica napus, and also some Brassica rapa. The word is gaining a status of crop name in northern America.

(2) When grown in winter as a fodder or green manure.

(3) For fodder.