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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: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358204
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5748 (1057 active, 654 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; 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:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/cultural/Solanum_tuberosum_K/ target='_blank'
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  10. Hawkes, J. G. 1990. The potato: evolution, biodiversity, and genetic resources 180.
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  18. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
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Check other web resources for Solanum tuberosum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Solanaceae Source: A global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=103137. Accessed 18 September 2019.