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Taxon: Solanum betaceum Cav.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Cyphomandra
Section: Pachyphylla
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 100825
Place of publication: Anales Hist. Nat. 1:44. 1799
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 32 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide F Neotrop 63:56. 1994, as Cyphomandra betacea) fruit (as Cyphomandra betacea) fruit (as Cyphomandra betacea)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia [Tarija]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Jujuy, Salta, Santiago del Estero, Tucumán]


    Cultivated



    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia [Cochabamba, La Paz]


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in tropics)

References:

  1. Acosta-Quezada, P. G. et al. 2012. Genetic diversity and relationships in accessions from different cultivar groups and origins in the tree tomato (Solanum betaceum Cav.). Euphytica 187:87-97. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Bohs, L. 1991. Crossing studies in Cyphomandra (Solanaceae) and their systematic and evolutionary significance. Amer. J. Bot. 78:1683-1693.
  4. Bohs, L. 1994. Cyphomandra (Solanaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 63:51. Note: = Cyphomandra betacea (Cav.) Sendtn.
  5. Bohs, L. 1995. Transfer of Cyphomandra (Solanaceae) and its species to Solanum. Taxon 44:584.
  6. Bohs, L. 2007. Phylogeny of the Cyphomandra clade of the genus Solanum (Solanaceae) based on ITS sequence data. Taxon 56:1012-1026.
  7. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  10. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  11. Levin, R. A. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships among the "spiny solanums" Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum, Solanaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 93:157-169.
  12. Nee, M. 1999. Synopsis of Solanum in the New World. Solanaceae IV: advances in biology and utilization 293.
  13. Nuez, F. et al. 1993. Recolección de especies hortícolas en Ecuador. Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 96:29-33. Note: = Cyphomandra betacea
  14. PBI Solanum Project. Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource).
  15. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  17. Pringle, G. J. & B. G. Murray. 1991. Interspecific hybridisation involving the tamarillo, Cyphomandra betacea (Cav.) Sendt. (Solanaceae). New Zealand J. Crop Hort. Sci. 19:103-111.
  18. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants Note: = Cyphomandra betacea
  19. Vietmeyer, N. D., ed. 1989. Lost crops of the Incas.

Check other web resources for Solanum betaceum Cav. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=100825. Accessed 16 July 2019.