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Taxon: Solanum muricatum Aiton

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Potatoe
Section: Basarthrum
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 101310
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 1:250. 1789
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3650008
Name Verified on: 02-Dec-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Sep-2018
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 26 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia (center of diversity), Ecuador (center of diversity), Peru (w. Andean region)


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. Anderson, G. J. & R. K. Jansen 1995. Contributions to the study of the origin and relationships of the 'Pepino dulce,' Solanum muricatum (Abstract) Amer. J. Bot. 82(6S):111.
  3. Anderson, G. J. et al. 1996. The origin and relationships of the pepino, Solanum muricatum (Solanaceae): DNA Restriction Fragment evidence Econ. Bot. 50:369-380.
  4. Blanca, J. M. et al. 2007. AFLP and DNA sequence variation in an Andean domesticate, pepino (Solanum muricatum, Solanaceae): implications for evolution and domestication Amer. J. Bot. 94:1219-1229.
  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) 47.
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane Edible Horticultural Crops. 1982 (Edible HC)
  11. Hawkes, J. G. The potato: evolution, biodiversity, and genetic resources. 1990 (Potato EGR)
  12. Herraiz, F. J. et al. 2015. Morphological and molecular characterization of local varieties, modern cultivars and wild relatives of an emerging vegetable crop, the pepino (Solanum muricatum), provides insight into its diversity, relationships and breeding history (Euphytica) 206:301-318.
  13. Herraiz, F. J. et al. 2016. Fruit composition diversity in land races and modern pepino (Solanum muricatum) varieties and wold related species Food Chem. 203:49-58.
  14. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  15. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  17. Nee, M. 1999. Synopsis of Solanum in the New World (Solan IV) 298.
  18. Nuez, F. et al. 1993. Recolección de especies hortícolas en Ecuador Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 96:29-33.
  19. PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  20. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  22. Prohens, J. et al. 1996. The pepino (Solanum muricatum, Solanaceae): a "new" crop with a history Econ. Bot. 50:355-368.
  23. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  24. Rodriguez-Burruezo, A. et al. 2003. Wild relatives can contribute to the improvement of fruit quality in pepino (Solanum muricatum) - Generation means analysis shows that S. caripense and S. tabanoense are useful for improving sugar and acid contents (Euphytica) 129:311-318.
  25. Symon, D. E. 1981. A revision of the genus Solanum in Australia J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4:1-367.

Check other web resources for Solanum muricatum Aiton :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=101310. Accessed 12 November 2018.