Taxon: Solanum physalifolium Rusby

Genus: Solanum
  Subgenus: Solanum
    Section: Solanum
Family: Solanaceae
  Subfamily: Solanoideae
      Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 416959
Place of publication: Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 6:88. 1896
Name Verified on: 01-Dec-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Prom Underused Crops 15:32-34. 1997)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Mendoza, - Buenos Aires, - Chubut, - Entre Rios, - Neuquen, - Rio Negro, - Salta, - San Juan, - San Luis, - Santa Cruz; Chile
    • Western South America: Bolivia

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • : Canada; Europe; United States
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; Europe; United States


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  • Nee, M. 1999. Synopsis of Solanum in the New World (Solan IV) 307.
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  • Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. 2007 (Weed CRCAustralia)
  • Rott, M. et al. 2011. Nightshade hosts for Canadian isolates of Globodera rostochiensis pathotype Ro1 Canad. J. Pl. Pathol. 33:410-415.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. 1996, 1999 (L Argent)

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