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Taxon: Solanum aviculare G. Forst.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Archaesolanum
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 100820
Place of publication: Pl. esc. 42. 1786 Aug-Sep (Fl. ins. austr. 18. 1786 Oct-Nov)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Nov-2010
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 16 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of solasodine (used to make steroidal hormones fide J Adel BG 4:78. 1981; Solan III:17. 1991)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Indonesia, [Irian Jaya] Papua New Guinea

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales (e.), Queensland (e.), Victoria]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand


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. Connor, H. E. The poisonous plants of New Zealand. (Connor)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  4. Hawkes, J. G. et al., eds. Solanaceae III: taxonomy, chemistry, evolution. 1991 (Solan III) 17.
  5. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  6. Lawrence, G. H. M. 1960. The cultivated species of Solanum (Baileya) 8:28.
  7. Levin, R. A. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships among the "spiny solanums" Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum, Solanaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 93:157-169.
  8. PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Symon, D. E. 1981. A revision of the genus Solanum in Australia J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4:75.
  12. Symon, D. E. 1985. The Solanaceae of New Guinea J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 8:47.
  13. Symon, D. E. et al. 1994. Kangaroo apples: Solanum sect. Archaesolanum 47.
  14. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Solanum aviculare G. Forst. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.
  • 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=100820. Accessed 15 November 2018.