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Taxon: Solanum wendlandii Hook. f.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Wendlandii/Allophyllum
Section: Aculeigerum
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 102159
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 113: t. 6914. 1887
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Nov-2010
Species priority site is: Potato Germplasm Introduction Station (NR6)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Costa Rican nightshade  (Source: J Adel BG) - English
  • giant potato-creeper  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • paradise-flower  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • potato-vine  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Costa-Rica-Nachtschatten  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • klätterskatta  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; J Adel BG 4:69. 1981); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; J Adel BG 4:69. 1981)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd. elsewhere in neotropics)

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. D'Arcy, W. G. 1974. Solanum and its close relatives in Florida Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 61:863.
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  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. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Nee, M. 1999. Synopsis of Solanum in the New World (Solan IV) 323.
  9. PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  12. Symon, D. E. 1981. A revision of the genus Solanum in Australia J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4:69.
  13. Weese, T. L. & L. Bohs 2007. A three-gene phylogeny of the genus Solanum (Solanaceae) Syst. Bot. 32:459.
  14. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Solanum wendlandii Hook. f. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Solanaceae Source: A global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family
  • 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.

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=102159. Accessed 23 February 2019.