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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. Last Changed: 29-Nov-2010
Species priority site is: Potato Germplasm Introduction Station (NR6)
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Rwanda, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa, [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland


References:

  1. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  3. Gbile, Z. O. 1979. Solanum in Nigeria (Biol Solan) 114.
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  6. Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. 1988 (Kellerman et al.)
  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). (TROPICOS)
  9. Oliver, D. et al., eds. v. 1-3, & W. T. Thiselton Dyer et al., eds. v. 4-10. Flora of tropical Africa. (F TAfr)
  10. PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=100433. Accessed 17 November 2018.