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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 (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9)
Name Verified on: 28-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 9 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 (s.), Yucatan]

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


    Naturalized (widely natzd. elsewhere)

References:

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  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
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  5. 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.
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Check other web resources for Solanum torvum Sw. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=101441. Accessed 13 December 2018.