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Taxon: Solanum retroflexum Dunal

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Solanum
Section: Solanum
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 404900
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 13(1):50. 1852
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Dec-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Dec-2010
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 3 (3 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • sunberry  (Source: Syst Bot) - English
  • wonderberry  (Source: Syst Bot) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Syst Bot 6:183. 1981); fruit (fide Syst Bot 6:183. 1981)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Mauritania, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland


    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • North America (sparingly cult.)


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [South Australia]


References:

  1. 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)
  2. Edmonds, J. M. & J. A. Chweya 1997. Black nightshades. Solanum nigrum L. and related species (Prom Underused Crops) 15:34.
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  5. Henderson, R. J. F. 1974. Solanum nigrum L. (Solanaceae) and related species in Australia Contr. Queensland Herb. 16:60-61.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Jaeger, P. M. L. & F. N. Hepper 1986. A review of the genus Solanum in Africa (Solan Biol Syst) 49.
  8. PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  10. Schilling, E. E. 1981. Systematics of Solanum sect. Solanum (Solanaceae) in North America Syst. Bot. 6:183.
  11. Schilling, E. E. et al. 1992. Common names and species identification in black nightshades Solanum sect. Solanum (Solanaceae) Econ. Bot. 46:224.

Check other web resources for Solanum retroflexum Dunal :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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=404900. Accessed 18 November 2018.