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
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: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

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
    • Southwestern Europe: France - Corsica; Portugal; Spain
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • 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)
  • Collonnier, C. et al. 2001. Applications of biotechnology in eggplant Pl. Cell Tissue Organ Cult. 65:91-107.
  • 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.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. 1993 (L Macar ed4)
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • 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].
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  • PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Vorontsova, M. et al. 2013. African spiny Solanum (subgenus Leptostemonum, Solanaceae): a thorny phylogenetic tangle Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172:176-193.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weese, T. L. & L. Bohs 2010. Eggplant origins: out of Africa, into the Orient (Taxon) 59:49-56.

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