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Taxon: Solanum anguivi Lam.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Leptostemonum
Section: Melongena
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 310328
Place of publication: Tabl. encycl. 2:23. 1794
Link to protologue:
Comment: = Solanum indicum auct. (non S. indicum L., nom. rej., a rejected name (nomen utique rejiciendum) under Shenzhen ICN Art. 56 & App. V that is unavailable for use)
Name Verified on: 29-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Aug-2018
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 8 (5 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Solan Biol Syst 453. 1986)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, [Bioko] Rwanda, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa, [KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Brummitt, R. K. 1983. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 25 (Taxon) 32:279.
  3. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  4. Daunay, M.-C. et al. 1991. The use of wild species for the genetic improvement of Brinjal egg-plant (Solanum melongena) and tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) (Solan III) 397.
  5. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  7. Hepper, F. N. 1978. (456,457) Proposals to list Solanum indicum L. and Solanum sodomeum L. as rejected names under Article 69 of the ICBN (Taxon) 27:555.
  8. Hepper, F. N. 1978. Systematic notes on the Solanaceae. Typification and name changes of some Old World Solanum species Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 76:287-292.
  9. Humbert, J.-H., ed. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores. (F Madag)
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  11. Lester, R. N. & L. Niakan 1986. Origin and domestication of the scarlet eggplant, Solanum aethiopicum, from S. anguivi in Africa (Solan Biol Syst) 446.
  12. Levin, R. A. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships among the "spiny solanums" Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum, Solanaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 93:157-169.
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  14. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  15. PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Sakata, L. & R. N. Lester 1997. Chloroplast DNA diversity in brinjal eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) and related species (Euphytica) 97:295-301.
  18. Syfert, M. M. et al. 2016. Crop wild relatives of the brinjal eggplant (Solanum melongena): Poorly represented in genebanks and many species at risk of extinction Amer. J. Bot. 103:1-17.
  19. Weese, T. L. & L. Bohs 2010. Eggplant origins: out of Africa, into the Orient (Taxon) 59:49-56.

Check other web resources for Solanum anguivi Lam. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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.

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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: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310328. Accessed 14 November 2018.