does mustard have 2 scientific names? is both Brassica juncea and Brassica campestris the scientific name of mustard ? If yes then wont it create confusion . Scientific names are there to have a common name all over the world.

Dear Student,

Brassica is a genus of plants in the mustard family. juncea and campestris are the species nane. Brassica juncea is commonly known as brown mustard/Indian mustard/Chinese mustard while Brassica campestris  is commonly known as Field mustard.

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Ruba, both are different species.

Brassica juncea is called brown mustard/Indian mustard/Chinese mustard

Brassica campestris is called as Turnip Rape.
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