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Taxon: Solanum quitoense Lam.

Genus: Solanum subgenus: Leptostemonum section: Lasiocarpa
Family: Solanaceae subfamily: Solanoideae tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 101253
Place of publication: Tabl. encycl. 2:16. 1794
Name verified on: 13-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-Mar-2006
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Human food: beverage base   (fide Gentes Herb 12:108. 1981)
  • Human food: fruit   (fide Gentes Herb 12:108. 1981)

Distributional range:

    Western South America: Colombia [cult.?]; Ecuador [cult.?]

    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Panama
    Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Panama
    Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador; Peru



Check other web resources for Solanum quitoense Lam.:


  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (26 November 2015)

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