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Taxon: Solanum virginianum L.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Leptostemonum
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 401897
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:187. 1753 (Mant. pl. 2:340. 1771, as "virginicum")
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 29-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Nov-2010
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 10 (6 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: potential source of solasodine (fide F ChinaEng; Herbs Commerce ed2); potential source of solasodine (fide F ChinaEng; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran (s.)
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Hubei, Sichuan, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia


    Adventive

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt (e.)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Daunay, M. C. et al. 1991. The use of wild species for the genetic improvement of Brinjal egg-plant and tomato (Solan III) 392.
  5. Hepper, F. N. & P. M. L. Jaeger 1986. Name changes for two Old World Solanum species Kew Bull. 41:434.
  6. Humbert, J.-H., ed. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores. (F Madag)
  7. Knapp, S. & C. E. Jarvis 1990. The typification of the names of New World Solanum species described by Linnaeus Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 104:363.
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  9. PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  10. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Weese, T. L. & L. Bohs 2010. Eggplant origins: out of Africa, into the Orient (Taxon) 59:49-56.
  13. Whalen, M. D. 1984. Conspectus of species groups in Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum (Gentes Herbarum) 12:263.
  14. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Solanum virginianum L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Solanaceae Source: A global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?401897. Accessed 20 November 2018.