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Taxon: Solanum chacoense Bitter

Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Potatoe
Section: Petota
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 100940
Place of publication: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11:18. 1912
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 13-Sep-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Sep-2010
Species priority site is: Potato Germplasm Introduction Station (NR6)
Accessions: 244 (173 active, 173 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)


Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Parana]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Chuquisaca, La Paz (s.), Santa Cruz] Peru [Puno]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Cordoba, Mendoza, Buenos Aires (n.), Catamarca, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, La Pampa, La Rioja, Misiones, Salta, San Luis, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman, Federal District] Paraguay, [Alto Parana, Central, Cordillera, Guaira, Misiones, Alto Paraguay, Paraguari] Paraguay, [Alto Parana, Central, Cordillera, Guaira, Misiones, Alto Paraguay, Paraguari] Uruguay [Soriano]


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Check other web resources for Solanum chacoense 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=100940. Accessed 20 March 2019.