Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa, subspecies pekinensis and chinensis) is among the cultivar groups of Chinese leaf vegetables. It is usually used in Chinese cuisine. They are the Pekinensis Group (napa cabbage) and the Chinensis Group (bok choy). It is a variant cultivars or subspecies of the turnip.
|Cultivar group||Chinensis Group, Pekinensis Group|
|Origin||China, before the 15th century|
|Cultivar group members||Many; see text.|