Taxon: Solanum quitoense Lam.

 
Genus: Solanum
  Subgenus: Leptostemonum
    Section: Lasiocarpa
Family: Solanaceae
  Subfamily: Solanoideae
      Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 101253
Place of publication: Tabl. encycl. 2:16. 1794
Name Verified on: 13-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Mar-2006
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 30 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base (fide Gentes Herb 12:108. 1981)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Gentes Herb 12:108. 1981)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador

  • Naturalized:

  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Panama
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Cultivated:

  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Panama
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

References:

  • 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)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Correll, D. S. 1962. The potato and its wild relatives. Contr. Texas Res. Found., Bot. Stud. 4:1-606. 1962 (Potato WR) 36.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Heiser, C. B., Jr. 1971. Notes on some species of Solanum (sect. Leptostemonum) in Latin America (Baileya) 18:63.
  • 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.
  • Magness, J. R. et al. Food and feed crops of the United States. IR Bull. 1. 1971 (Crops US)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Nee, M. 1999. Synopsis of Solanum in the New World (Solan IV) 330.
  • Nuez, F. et al. 1993. Recolección de especies hortícolas en Ecuador Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 96:29-33.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Symon, D. E. 1981. A revision of the genus Solanum in Australia J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4:1-367.
  • Villachica, H. 1996. Frutales y hortalizas promisorios de la amazonia (CoopAmaz) 44:203-207.
  • Whalen, M. D. et al. 1981. Taxonomy of Solanum section Lasiocarpa (Gentes Herbarum) 12:106.

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Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image