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Taxon: Solanum torvum Sw.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Leptostemonum
Section: Torva
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 101441
Place of publication: Prodr. 47. 1788, nom. cons. prop.
Link to protologue:
Comment: proposed for conservation (nom. cons. prop.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9)
Name Verified on: 28-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; vegetable
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (s.), Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, [Antigua] Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States, [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.] Virgin Islands (British)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Espírito Santo, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador


    Naturalized (widely natzd. elsewhere)

References:

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  3. Applequist, W. L. 2013. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 65. Taxon 62:1317. Note: proposal not recommended, considered unnecessary
  4. Arao, T. et al. 2008. Reduction of cadmium translocation from roots to shoots in eggplant (Solanum melongena) by grafting onto Solanum torvum rootstock. Soil Sci. Pl. Nutr. 54:555-559.
  5. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1967-. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances.
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  38. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). URL: http://www.plantnames.unimelb.edu.au/Sorting/Solanum_eggplants.html target='_blank'
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  41. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 8:258-260.
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  44. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
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  49. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Solanum torvum Sw. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.

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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=101441. Accessed 21 October 2019.