Taxon: Solanum betaceum Cav.

 
Genus: Solanum
  Subgenus: Cyphomandra
    Section: Pachyphylla
Family: Solanaceae
  Subfamily: Solanoideae
      Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 100825
Place of publication: Anales Hist. Nat. 1:44. 1799
Name Verified on: 20-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2010
Species priority site is: Potato Germplasm Introduction Station (NR6)
Accessions: 32 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide F. Nuez et al. 1993, as Cyphomandra betacea; F Neotrop 63:56. 1994, as Cyphomandra betacea)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of tree-tomato (based on potential crossability with wild Solanum betaceum fide Amer J Bot 78:1689. 1991)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Jujuy, - Salta, - Santiago del Estero, - Tucuman
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Tarija

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics

    Cultivated:

    • :
  • Southern America

    • Western South America: Bolivia - Cochabamba, - La Paz

References:

  • Acosta-Quezada, P. G. et al. 2012. Genetic diversity and relationships in accessions from different cultivar groups and origins in the tree tomato (Solanum betaceum Cav.) (Euphytica) 187:87-97.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Bohs, L. 1991. Crossing studies in Cyphomandra (Solanaceae) and their systematic and evolutionary significance Amer. J. Bot. 78:1683-1693.
  • Bohs, L. 1991. Crossing studies in Cyphomandra (Solanaceae) and their systematic and evolutionary significance Amer. J. Bot. 78:1683-1693.
  • Bohs, L. 1994. Cyphomandra (Solanaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 63:51.
  • Bohs, L. 1994. Cyphomandra (Solanaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 63:51.
  • Bohs, L. 1995. Transfer of Cyphomandra (Solanaceae) and its species to Solanum (Taxon) 44:584.
  • Bohs, L. 2007. Phylogeny of the Cyphomandra clade of the genus Solanum (Solanaceae) based on ITS sequence data (Taxon) 56:1012-1026.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Levin, R. A. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships among the "spiny solanums" Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum, Solanaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 93:157-169.
  • Nee, M. 1999. Synopsis of Solanum in the New World (Solan IV) 293.
  • Nuez, F. et al. 1993. Recolección de especies hortícolas en Ecuador Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 96:29-33.
  • PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Pringle, G. J. & B. G. Murray 1991. Interspecific hybridisation involving the tamarillo, Cyphomandra betacea (Cav.) Sendt. (Solanaceae) New Zealand J. Crop Hort. Sci. 19:103-111.
  • Pringle, G. J. & B. G. Murray 1991. Interspecific hybridisation involving the tamarillo, Cyphomandra betacea (Cav.) Sendt. (Solanaceae) New Zealand J. Crop Hort. Sci. 19:103-111.
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Vietmeyer, N. D., ed. Lost crops of the Incas. 1989 (Lost Crops Incas)

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