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Taxon: Solanum mammosum L.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Leptostemonum
Section: Acanthophora
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 101356
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:187. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 02-Dec-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Dec-2010
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 18 (5 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; J Adel BG 4:103. 1981)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, [Antigua] Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (possibly native)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

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. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  4. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F Veracruz)
  5. Heiser, C. B., Jr. 1971. Notes on some species of Solanum (sect. Leptostemonum) in Latin America (Baileya) 18:60.
  6. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  9. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  10. Knapp, S. & C. E. Jarvis 1990. The typification of the names of New World Solanum species described by Linnaeus Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 104:342.
  11. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  12. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  13. Levin, R. A. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships among the "spiny solanums" Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum, Solanaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 93:157-169.
  14. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  15. Nee, M. 1979. Patterns in biogeography in Solanum, section Acanthphora (Biol Solan) 576.
  16. Nee, M. 1991. Synopsis of Solanum section Acanthophora: a group of interest for glycoalkaloids (Solan III) 264.
  17. Nee, M. 1999. Synopsis of Solanum in the New World (Solan IV) 328.
  18. PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  20. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  21. Symon, D. E. 1981. A revision of the genus Solanum in Australia J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4:1-367.
  22. Welman, W. G. 2003. The genus Solanum (Solanaceae) in southern Africa: subgenus Leptostemonum, the introduced sections Acanthophora and Torva (Bothalia) 33:8-10.

Check other web resources for Solanum mammosum L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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
  • 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:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • 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=101356. Accessed 17 November 2018.