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Taxon: Solanum brevicaule Bitter

Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Potatoe
Section: Petota
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 100857
Place of publication: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11:390. 1912
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/237557
Name Verified on: 21-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Mar-2019
Species priority site is: Potato Germplasm Introduction Station (NR6)
Accessions: 682 (551 active, 551 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)


Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Cochabamba, Chuquisaca, La Paz, Oruro, Potosí, Santa Cruz, Tarija] Peru [Apurímac, Ayacucho, Cusco, Huancavelica, Lima, Puno]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Catamarca, Jujuy, La Rioja, Salta, San Juan, Tucumán]


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  2. Berg, R. G. van den et al. 1998. Collapse of morphological species in the wild potato Solanum brevicaule complex (Solanaceae: sect. Petota) Amer. J. Bot. 85:92-109.
  3. Correll, D. S. 1962. The potato and its wild relatives. Contr. Texas Res. Found., Bot. Stud. 4:1-606. (Potato WR) 437.
  4. Hawkes, J. G. 1963. A revision of the tuber-bearing solanums. II Rec. Scott. Pl. Breed. Sta. 76-181.
  5. Hawkes, J. G. & J. P. K. Hjerting The potatoes of Bolivia: their breeding value and evolutionary relationships. 1989 (Potato Bol)
  6. Hetterscheid, W. L. A. et al. 1996. An annotated history of the principles of cultivated plant classification Acta Bot. Neerl. 45:157-171.
  7. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  8. Jacobs, M. M. J. et al. 2008. AFLP analysis reveals a lack of phylogenetic structure within Solanum section Petota B. M. C. Evol. Biol. 8:145, 12 pp.
  9. Miller, J. T. & D. M. Spooner 1999. Collapse of species boundaries in the wild potato Solanum brevicaule complex (Solanaceae, S. sect. Petota): molecular data Pl. Syst. Evol. 214:103-130.
  10. Ochoa, C. M. The potatoes of South America: Bolivia. 1990 (Potato SAmer Bol) 197.
  11. PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Rodríguez, F. et al. 2010. Hybrid origins of cultivated potatoes Theor. Appl. Genet. 121:1187-1198.
  14. Salas, A. R. et al. 2001. Taxonomy and new collections of wild potato species in central and southern Peru in 1999 Amer. J. Potato Res. 78:201.
  15. Simko, I. et al. 2007. Chapter 7. Genetics of resistance to pests and disease (Potato Biol Biotech) 117-155.
  16. Spooner, D. M. & A. Salas 2006. Chapter 1. Structure, biosystematics, and genetic resources (Handb Potato) 1-39.
  17. Spooner, D. M. & R. J. Hijmans 2001. Potato systematics and germplasm collecting, 1989-2000 Amer. J. Potato Res. 78:237-268.
  18. Spooner, D. M. et al. 2014. Systematics, diversity, genetics, and evolution of wild and cultivated potatoes Bot. Rev. (Lancaster) 80:283-383.

Check other web resources for Solanum brevicaule Bitter :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=100857. Accessed 22 April 2019.