Taxon: Solanum pimpinellifolium L.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Potatoe
Section: Lycopersicon
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 406496
Place of publication: Cent. pl. I:8. 1755 (Amoen. acad. 4:268. 1759)
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship attributed by some to Juslenius
Typification:
Name Verified on: 04-Sep-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Sep-2008
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9)
Accessions: 481 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (as Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for tomato (fide Proc Natl Acad Sci 76:3435:3439. 1979, as Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium)
  • Gene sources: drought resistance for tomato (fide Proc Natl Acad Sci 76:3435:3439. 1979, as Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of tomato (fide Proc Natl Acad Sci 76:3435:3439. 1979, as Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, [El Oro, Esmeraldas, Guayas, Los Rios, Pichincha] Peru [Amazonas, Ancash, Cajamarca, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima, Piura, Tumbes]


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere beyond native range incl. Galapagos Is.)

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. Darwin, S. C. et al. 2003. Taxonomy of tomatoes in the Galápagos Islands: native and introduced species of Solanum section Lycopersicon (Solanaceae) Syst. Biodivers. 1:49.
  3. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  4. Peralta, I. E. & D. M. Spooner 2001. Granule-bound starch synthase (GBSSI) gene phylogeny of wild tomatoes (Solanum L. section Lycopersicon (Mill.) Wettst. subsection Lycopersicon Amer. J. Bot. 88:1888-1902.
  5. Peralta, I. E. et al. 2008. Taxonomy of wild tomatoes and their relatives (Solanum sect. Lycopersicoides, sect. Juglandifolia, sect. Lycopersicon; Solanaceae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 84:125-132.
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  7. Rao, E. S. et al. 2012. Using SSR markers to map genetic diversity and population structure of Solanum pimpinellifolium for development of a core collection Pl. Genet. Resources Charact. Util. 10:38-48.
  8. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  9. Spooner, D. M. et al. 1993. Chloroplast DNA evidence for the interrelationships of tomatoes, potatoes, and pepinos (Solanaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 80:683.
  10. Zuriaga, E. et al. 2009. Classification and phylogenetic relationships in Solanum section Lycopersicon based on AFLP and two nuclear gene sequences Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 56:663-678.

Check other web resources for Solanum pimpinellifolium L. :

  • 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.

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?406496. Accessed 23 May 2018.