Taxon: Solanum tuberosum L.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Potatoe
Section: Petota
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 103137
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:185. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-2017
Species priority site is: Potato Germplasm Introduction Station (NR6)
Accessions: 1139 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated



    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands (landraces)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (landraces)

    Northern America
    • Mexico (landraces)

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America (landraces)
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela (s.w. (landraces))
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia (landraces), Colombia (landraces), Ecuador (landraces), Peru (landraces)
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.w. (landraces)), Chile (landraces)


References:

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Check other web resources for Solanum tuberosum L. :


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=103137. Accessed 26 April 2018.