Genus: Lycopersicon Mill.

Usually considered a synonym of: Solanum L.

Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Genus number: 7056
Last updated: 11-Dec-2010
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Marshall, J. A. et al. 2001. Molecular systematics of Solanum section Lycopersicum (Lycopersicon) using the nuclear ITS rDNA region. Theor. Appl. Genet. 103:1216-1222.
  2. Peralta, I. E. & D. M. Spooner. 2001. Granule-bound starch synthase (GBSSI) gene phylogeny of wild tomatoes (Solanum L. section Lycopersicon [Mill.] Wettst. subsection Lycopersicon). Amer. J. Bot. 88:1888-1902.
  3. Spooner, D. M. et al. 1993. Chloroplast DNA evidence for the interrelationships of tomatoes, potatoes, and pepinos (Solanaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 80:676-688. Note: molecular evidence places Lycopersicon as nested within Solanum

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 9 April 2020.