Taxon: Solanum lycopersicum L.

 
Genus: Solanum
  Subgenus: Potatoe
    Section: Lycopersicon
Family: Solanaceae
  Subfamily: Solanoideae
      Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 101442
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:185. 1753
Name Verified on: 24-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Nov-2010
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9)
Accessions: 9626 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2, as Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Cooper & Johnson ed2, as Lycopersicon lycopersicum)

Distributional Range:

    Naturalized:

    . widely natzd.

    Cultivated:

    . widely cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Darwin, S. C. et al. 2003. Taxonomy of tomatoes in the Galápagos Islands: native and introduced species of Solanum section Lycopersicon (Solanaceae) Syst. Biodivers. 1:48.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis) Art. 14.4, Ex. 1.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Nicolson, D. H. 1975. Paratautonyms, a comment on Proposal 146 (Taxon) 24:389-390.
  • PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  • Peralta, I. E. et al. 2008. Taxonomy of wild tomatoes and their relatives (Solanum sect. Lycopersicoides, sect. Juglandifolia, sect. Lycopersicon; Solanaceae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 84:133-141.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Spooner, D. M. et al. 1993. Chloroplast DNA evidence for the interrelationships of tomatoes, potatoes, and pepinos (Solanaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 80:683.
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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