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Taxon: Solanum cernuum Vell.

Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Brevantherum
Section: Brevantherum
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 310700
Place of publication: Fl. flumin. 84. 1829 ("1825"); icon. 2: t. 103. 1831 ("1827")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Espírito Santo, Goiás, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo]


  1. Freire de Varvalho, L. d'A. 1996. Espécies de Solanum das seções Cernuum Carv. & Sheph. e Lepidotum (Dun.) Seithe v. Hoff, (Solanaceae). Pesquisas, Bot. 46:21.
  2. Freire de Varvalho, L. d'A. 1997. Diversidade taxonômica das Solanáceas no estado do Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) - II - Lycianthes e Solanum. Albertoa 4:286.
  3. Nee, M. 1999. Synopsis of Solanum in the New World. Solanaceae IV: advances in biology and utilization 315.
  4. PBI Solanum Project. Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource).
  5. Seithe, A. 1979. Hair types as taxonomic characters in Solanum. The biology and taxonomy of the Solanacae 308, 309. Note: mentions

Check other web resources for Solanum cernuum Vell. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Solanaceae Source: A global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310700. Accessed 22 February 2020.