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)
Comment: authorship attributed by some to Juslenius
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: 557 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Food Feed Crops US, 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:

  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Ehlenfeldt, M. K. & R. E. Hanneman, Jr. 1992. Endosperm dosage relationships among Lycopersicon species Theor. Appl. Genet. 83:367-372.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • 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.
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Rick, C. M. 1979. Biosystematic studies in Lycopersicon and closely related species of Solanum (Biol Solan) 667-678.
  • Spooner, D. M. et al. 1993. Chloroplast DNA evidence for the interrelationships of tomatoes, potatoes, and pepinos (Solanaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 80:683.
  • 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.
  • 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.