, Ethiopian mustard
, Abyssinian mustard
is cultivated as an oilseed crop in Ethiopia, it has generally high levels of undesirable glucosinolates and erucic acid, making it a poor choice for general cultivation as an oilseed crop in comparison to the closely related Brassica napus (Rapeseed).
The plant is also grown as a leaf vegetable, with a mild flavor. It is known as yabesha gomen in Amharic. Named varieties include Texsel, which is particularly adapted to temperate climates.
The flowers are very attractive to honey bees which collect both pollen and nectar.