Brassica napus



Rapeseed (Brassica napus) belongs to the family of Brassicaceae and is a flowering plant with bright yellow flowers. The plant is also known as rape, oilseed rape, rappi, rapa, rapaseed and canola (one specific group of cultivars).

Rapeseed is primarily grown for its oil rich seeds and nowadays the species is the third-largest provider of vegetable oil in the world.