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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.
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, [Papua Barat] 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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Connor, H. E. 1992. The poisonous plants of New Zealand.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  4. Hawkes, J. G. et al., eds. 1991. Solanaceae III: taxonomy, chemistry, evolution 17.
  5. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  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).
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Symon, D. E. et al. 1994. Kangaroo apples: Solanum sect. Archaesolanum. 47.
  12. Symon, D. E. 1981. A revision of the genus Solanum in Australia. J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4:75.
  13. Symon, D. E. 1985. The Solanaceae of New Guinea. J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 8:47.
  14. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=100820. Accessed 20 November 2019.