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Taxon: Solanum aculeastrum Dunal

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Leptostemonum
Section: Giganteiformia
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 100433
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 13(1):366. 1852
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]


References:

  1. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  3. Gbile, Z. O. 1979. Solanum in Nigeria. The biology and taxonomy of the Solanacae 114.
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  6. Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa
  7. Levin, R. A. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships among the "spiny solanums" Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum, Solanaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 93:157-169.
  8. Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  9. Oliver, D. et al., eds. v. 1-3, & W. T. Thiselton Dyer et al., eds. v. 4-10. 1868-1937. Flora of tropical Africa.
  10. PBI Solanum Project. Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource).
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  12. Symon, D. E. 1981. A revision of the genus Solanum in Australia. J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4:1-367.
  13. Weese, T. L. & L. Bohs. 2010. Eggplant origins: out of Africa, into the Orient. Taxon 59:49-56.
  14. Whalen, M. D. 1984. Conspectus of species groups in Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum. Gentes Herbarum 12:260.

Check other web resources for Solanum aculeastrum Dunal :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • Solanaceae Source: A global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=100433. Accessed 21 October 2019.