Taxon: Solanum linnaeanum Hepper & P.-M. L. Jaeger

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Leptostemonum
Section: Melongena
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 316356
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 41:435. 1986
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 23-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Nov-2010
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: disease resistance for eggplant (fide Solan III:397. 1991)
  • Gene sources: salt tolerance for eggplant (fide Solan III:397. 1991)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of eggplant (fide Pl Cell Tissue Cult 65:91-107. 2001)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide BernhardSmith, as S. sodomeum; Kingsbury, as S. sodomeum; Lampe & McCann, as S. sodomeum; Pammel, as S. sodomeum; Kellerman et al., as S. hermanii)
  • Weed: (fide Noxweed Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Eastern Cape, Western Cape]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores, Madeira Islands]
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, [Corsica] Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  4. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  5. Daunay et al., M.-C. 1991. The use of wild species for the genetic improvement of Brinjal egg-plant (Solanum melongena) and tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) (Solan III) 397.
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  7. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  8. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  9. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  10. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  11. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  12. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  13. Knapp, S. et al. 2013. Wild relatives of the eggplant (Solanum melongena L.: Solanaceae): new understanding of species names in a complex group (PloS One) 8(2):e57039[9].
  14. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  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. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  18. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  19. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  20. Weese, T. L. & L. Bohs 2010. Eggplant origins: out of Africa, into the Orient (Taxon) 59:49-56.

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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=316356. Accessed 21 May 2018.