Taxon: Lycopersicon lycopersicum (L.) H. Karst.

Synonym of Solanum lycopersicum L. var. lycopersicum

Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 103078
Place of publication: Deutsche Fl. 966. 1882, nom. rej.
Link to protologue:
Comment: a rejected (nom. rej.), homotypic synonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) of L. esculentum Mill., nom. cons.
Name Verified on: 05-Sep-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


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  3. Committee on Stabilization 1975. Report of the standing committee on stabilization of specific names (Taxon) 24:174.
  4. D'Arcy, W. G. 1978. A New Name for the Cherry Tomato (Lycopersicon-Solanaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 65:771.
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  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
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  10. 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.
  11. Terrell, E. E. 1977. The name for the tomato (Taxon) 26:129.
  12. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1983. (695) Proposal to conserve the name of the tomato as Lycopersicon esculentum P. Miller and reject the combination Lycopersicon lycopersicum (L.) Karsten (Solanaceae) (Taxon) 32:310.

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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: Accessed 24 May 2018.