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Taxon: Solanum quitoense Lam.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Leptostemonum
Section: Lasiocarpa
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 101253
Place of publication: Tabl. encycl. 2:16. 1794
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Feb-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 30 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base (fide Gentes Herb 12:108. 1981); fruit (fide Gentes Herb 12:108. 1981); fruit (fide Gentes Herb 12:108. 1981)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia (cult.?), Ecuador (cult.?)


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador


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. Bedoya-Reina, O. C. & L. S. Barrero 2010. Preliminary assessment of COSII gene diversity in lulo and a relative species: Initial identification of genes potentially associated with domestication (Gene) 458:27-36.
  3. Bernal, R., S. R. Gradstein & M. Celis Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. 2015 (L Colombia online)
  4. Bernardello, L. M. et al. 1994. Karyotypic studies in Solanum section Lasiocarpa (Solanaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 81:95-103.
  5. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  6. Correll, D. S. 1962. The potato and its wild relatives. Contr. Texas Res. Found., Bot. Stud. 4:1-606. (Potato WR) 36.
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  8. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. Fory Sánchez, P. A. et al. 2010. Genetic variability of the Colombian collection of lulo (Solanum quitoense Lam.) and related species of section Lasiocarpa Revista Fac. Nac. Agron. Medellin 63:5465-5476.
  11. Heiser, C. B. 1989. Artificial hybrids in Solanum sect. Lasiocarpa Syst. Bot. 14:3-6.
  12. Heiser, C. B., Jr. 1971. Notes on some species of Solanum (sect. Leptostemonum) in Latin America (Baileya) 18:63.
  13. Heiser, C. B., Jr. 1985. Ethnobotany of the naranjilla (Solanum quitoense) and its relatives Econ. Bot. 39:4-11.
  14. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  15. Levin, R. A. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships among the "spiny solanums" Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum, Solanaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 93:157-169.
  16. Magness, J. R. et al. Food and feed crops of the United States. IR Bull. 1. 1971 (Crops US)
  17. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  18. Medina C., C. I. et al. 2009. Revisión del estado del conocimiento sobre la función productiva del lulo (Solanum quitoense Lam.) en Colombia Corpoica cienc. tecnol. agropecu. 10:167-179.
  19. Nee, M. 1999. Synopsis of Solanum in the New World (Solan IV) 330.
  20. Nuez, F. et al. 1993. Recolección de especies hortícolas en Ecuador Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 96:29-33.
  21. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  22. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  23. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  24. Symon, D. E. 1981. A revision of the genus Solanum in Australia J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4:1-367.
  25. Villachica, H. 1996. Frutales y hortalizas promisorios de la amazonia (CoopAmaz) 44:203-207.
  26. Whalen, M. D. et al. 1981. Taxonomy of Solanum section Lasiocarpa (Gentes Herbarum) 12:106.

Check other web resources for Solanum quitoense Lam. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=101253. Accessed 15 October 2018.