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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:
Name Verified on: 23-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • 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:

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, [Corse] Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)

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


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  3. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62
  4. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  5. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  7. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  8. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  9. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  10. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  11. 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].
  12. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia Inkata Press, Melbourne, Australia.
  13. PBI Solanum Project. Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource).
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  16. Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i
  17. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  18. Weese, T. L. & L. Bohs. 2010. Eggplant origins: out of Africa, into the Orient. Taxon 59:49-56.
  19. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary. Note: = Solanum sodomaeum

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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=316356. Accessed 16 July 2019.