Taxon: Solanum marginatum L. f.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Leptostemonum
Section: Giganteiformia
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 101516
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. 147. 1782 ("1781")
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 21-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Feb-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Noxweed Aust; Solan Biol Syst 496. 1986)
  • Gene sources: potential as grafstock for naranjilla (fide Corp Cienc Tec Agro 10:170. 2009)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of eggplant (fide Pl Cell Tissue Cult 65:91-107. 2001)
  • Medicines: potential source of solasodine (for use in producing steroidal hormones fide Solan Biol Syst 499. 1986; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (naturalized in some countries of tropical America fide F Veracruz)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores] Spain [Canary Islands]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (s.)
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (s.w.)]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile


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. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  3. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  5. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F Veracruz)
  6. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  7. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  8. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  10. Medina C., C. I. et al. 2009. Revisión del estado del conocimiento sobre la función productiva del lulo (Solanum quitoense Lam.) en Colombia Corpoica cienc. tecnol. agropecu. 10:167-179.
  11. Nee, M. et al., eds. Solanaceae IV: advances in biology and utilization. 1999 (Solan IV) 318.
  12. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  13. PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Roth, L. 1986. Worldwide distribution of the wild plant Solanum marginatum and its cultivation in Ecuador (Solan Biol Syst) 496-99.
  16. Symon, D. E. 1981. A revision of the genus Solanum in Australia J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4:1-367.
  17. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  18. Weese, T. L. & L. Bohs 2010. Eggplant origins: out of Africa, into the Orient (Taxon) 59:49-56.
  19. Willis, J. H. A handbook to plants in Victoria. (F VictWillis)

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Images:

  • Seed: 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=101516. Accessed 24 May 2018.