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Family: Solanaceae  Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 1043. Last updated: 12-Apr-2007.
Number of accepted genera: 96.
Type genus: Solanum L.
Comment: dicot family.

Complete list of genera

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References for family:

  • Hunziker, A. T. 2001. The genera of Solanaceae. (Gen Solanaceae)
  • Olmstead, R. G. et al. 2008. A molecular phylogeny of the Solanaceae. Taxon 57:1159–1181.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms for family:

Subfamilies and tribes for Solanaceae:

Subfamily Tribe Subtribe
Browallioideae Benthamielleae
Browallioideae Browallieae
Browallioideae Cestreae
Browallioideae Salpiglossideae
Solanoideae Capsiceae
Solanoideae Datureae
Solanoideae Hyoscyameae
Solanoideae Juanulloeae
Solanoideae Lycieae
Solanoideae Physaleae
Solanoideae Physaleae Iochrominae
Solanoideae Physaleae Physalinae
Solanoideae Physaleae Withaninae
Solanoideae Solaneae


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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (28 August 2015)

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