Taxon: Solanum tuberosum L.

 
Genus: Solanum
  Subgenus: Potatoe
    Section: Petota
Family: Solanaceae
  Subfamily: Solanoideae
      Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 103137
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:185. 1753
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Potato Germplasm Introduction Station (NR6)
Accessions: 5684 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Cooper & Johnson ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated:

    • : Mexico
  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Central America
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

References:

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  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
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  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
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