Taxon: Solanum mauritianum Scop.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Brevantherum
Section: Brevantherum
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 101429
Place of publication: Delic. fl. faun. insubr. 3:16, t. 8. 1788
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Medicines: potential source of solasodine (fide Persp New Crops Uses 157-158. 1999)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Econ Pl Aust; J Adel BG 4:97. 1981; Solan Biol Syst 48. 1986; Invasive Pl Spec; Weeds SAfr 2001)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires] Uruguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • MIDDLE ATLANTIC OCEAN: St. Helena
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Solomon Islands
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Java]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia [Marquesas Islands]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Tonga


References:

  1. D'Arcy, W. G. 1974. Solanum and its close relatives in Florida Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 61:851.
  2. D'Arcy, W. G., ed. Solanaceae: biology and systematics. 1986 (Solan Biol Syst) 49.
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. Freire de Varvalho, L. d'A. 1997. Diversidade taxonômica das Solanáceas no estado do Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) – II - Lycianthes e Solanum (Albertoa) 4:293.
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  7. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  8. Henderson, M. et al. Declared weeds and alien invader plants in South Africa. Botanical Research Institute, bulletin 413. 1987 (Weeds SAfr)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  11. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  12. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  13. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  14. Nee, M. 1999. Synopsis of Solanum in the New World (Solan IV) 316.
  15. PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  16. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  18. Roe, K. 1972. A revision of Solanum section Brevantherum (Solanaceae) (Brittonia) 24:253.
  19. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  20. Symon, D. E. 1981. A revision of the genus Solanum in Australia J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4:1-367.
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  22. Vieira, R. F. 1999. Conservation of medicinal and aromatic plants in Brazil (Persp New Crops Uses) 152-159.
  23. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)

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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=101429. Accessed 23 April 2018.