tatsoi(redirected from Brassica narinosa)
An Asian plant (Brassica rapa subsp. rosularis) of the mustard family, having dark green, spoon-shaped, edible leaves that grow in a dense rosette. Also called spoon mustard.
[Ultimately from a Chinese source such as Cantonese taap3 coi3; akin to Mandarin tācài) : Cantonese taap3, to fall down, in reference to its low, spreading rosette of leaves (from Middle Chinese thap) + coi3, vegetable; see bok choy.]
(Plants) a variety of Brassica rapa, a type of Chinese cabbage