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What family is a turnip in?
Last Updated: 16th June, 2020
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Also asked, are turnips and radishes in the same family?
Turnips and radishes, including daikon, are both in a differnt family, brassicaceae (along with mustard, cabbages and all their kin).
Similarly, what are turnips related to? Turnip, (Brassica rapa, variety rapa), also known as white turnip, hardy biennial plant in the mustard family (Brassicaceae), cultivated for its fleshy roots and tender growing tops. Though sometimes called yellow, or wax, turnips, rutabagas (Brassica napus, variety napobrassica) are a different species.
Also, what family is the rutabaga in?
Are turnips and swedes the same?
The rutabaga or swede differs from the turnip (Brassica rapa) in that it is typically larger and yellow-orange rather than white. In the north of England and Scotland, the larger, yellow rutabagas are called neeps or swede from folk etymology, while the smaller white turnips are called turnips..