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Taxon: Lycopersicon cheesmaniae L. Riley

Synonym of Solanum cheesmaniae (L. Riley) Fosberg

Genus: Lycopersicon
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 22951
Place of publication: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925:227. 1925 "Lycopersicum cheesmanii"
Link to protologue:
  • • named after Miss L. Evelyn Cheesman
  • • spelling corrected in accordance with Shenzhen ICN Art. 60.8(b)
Name Verified on: 05-Sep-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Apr-2019
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Darwin, S. C. et al. 2003. Taxonomy of tomatoes in the Galápagos Islands: native and introduced species of Solanum section Lycopersicon (Solanaceae) Syst. Biodivers. 1:41.
  2. Fosberg, F. R. 1987. The genus Trukia Kanehira (Rubiaceae) (Phytologia) 62:181.
  3. Knapp, S. & S. C. Darwin 2006. (1736) Proposal to conserve the name Solanum cheesmaniae (L. Riley) Fosberg against S. cheesemanii Geras. (Solanaceae) (Taxon) 55:806-807.
  4. Nuez, F. et al. 2004. Relationships origin, and diversity of Galapagos tomatoes: implications for the conservation of natural populations Amer. J. Bot. 91:86-99.
  5. Peralta, I. E. et al. 2008. Taxonomy of wild tomatoes and their relatives (Solanum sect. Lycopersicoides, sect. Juglandifolia, sect. Lycopersicon; Solanaceae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 84:141.
  6. Rick, C. M. et al. 1976. Genetic and biosystematic studies on two new sibling species of Lycopersicon from interandean Peru Theor. Appl. Genet. 47:55-68.
  7. Spooner, D. M. et al. 1993. Chloroplast DNA evidence for the interrelationships of tomatoes, potatoes, and pepinos (Solanaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 80:683.
  8. Wiggins, I. L. & D. M. Porter Flora of the Galapagos islands. (F Galap)

Check other web resources for Lycopersicon cheesmaniae L. Riley :

  • 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=22951. Accessed 19 April 2019.