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Taxon: Solanum incanum L.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Leptostemonum
Section: Melongena
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 101488
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:188. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358207
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 23-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran (w.), Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan


References:

  1. Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  2. Boulos, L. 1999-. Flora of Egypt
  3. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Solanum+incanum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  7. Hepper, F. N. & P. M. L. Jaeger. 1985. The typification of six Linnaean names in Solanum. Kew Bull. 40:387-391. Note: typification
  8. Humbert, J.-H., ed. 1936-. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores.
  9. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  10. Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa
  11. Knapp, S. et al. 2013. Wild relatives of the eggplant (Solanum melongena L.: Solanaceae): new understanding of species names in a complex group. PLoS One 8(2):e57039[7-9].
  12. Lester, R. N. & S. M. Z. Hasan. 1990. The distinction between Solanum incanum L. and Solanum insanum L. (Solanaceae). Taxon 39:521-523.
  13. Levin, R. A. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships among the "spiny solanums" Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum, Solanaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 93:157-169.
  14. Migahid, A. M. 1988-1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  15. Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  16. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  17. PBI Solanum Project. Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource).
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). URL: http://www.plantnames.unimelb.edu.au/Sorting/Solanum_eggplants.html target='_blank'
  19. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  20. Syfert, M. M. et al. 2016. Crop wild relatives of the brinjal eggplant (Solanum melongena): Poorly represented in genebanks and many species at risk of extinction. Amer. J. Bot. 103:1-17.
  21. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  22. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  23. Weese, T. L. & L. Bohs. 2010. Eggplant origins: out of Africa, into the Orient. Taxon 59:47-56.
  24. Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the Yemen flora.
  25. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.

Check other web resources for Solanum incanum L. :

  • Solanaceae Source: A global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?101488. Accessed 19 August 2019.