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Taxon: Solanum pseudocapsicum L.

Genus: Solanum subgenus: Minon
Family: Solanaceae subfamily: Solanoideae tribe: Solaneae.
Nomen number: 101308
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:184. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 02-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 4 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:

  • false capsicum   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • false Jerusalem-cherry   (Source: Zander ed16 [as S. capsicastrum]) – English
  • Jerusalem-cherry   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Madeira winter-cherry   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – English
  • Madeira-cherry   (Source: J Adel BG 4:97. 1981) – English
  • winter-cherries   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • winter-cherry   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Jerusalemkersie   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – Afrikaans
  • falsche Jerusalemkirsche   (Source: Zander ed17 [as S. capsicastrum]) – German
  • Jerusalemkirsche   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • Korallenstrauch   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • korallbär   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago
    Mesoamerica: Guatemala
    Brazil: Brazil - Federal District, Goias, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo
    Western South America: Bolivia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires [n.], Catamarca, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, La Rioja, Misiones, Salta, Tucuman; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    South America [s.]

      Cultivated:
  • a glabrous form is most commonly cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Correll, D. S. 1962. The potato and its wild relatives. Contr. Texas Res. Found., Bot. Stud. 4:1-606. 36.
  • D'Arcy, W. G. 1974. Solanum and its close relatives in Florida. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 61:855.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. [= S. capsicastrum].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. [= S. capsicastrum].
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. [poisonous].
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Knapp, S. & C. E. Jarvis. 1990. The typification of the names of New World Solanum species described by Linnaeus. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 104:351.
  • Knapp, S. 2002. Solanum Section Geminata (Solanaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 84:62–69.
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. [poisonous].
  • Levin, R. A. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships among the "spiny solanums" Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum, Solanaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 93:157–169.
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  • Nee, M. 1999. Synopsis of Solanum in the New World. P. 309 in: Nee, M. et al., eds., Solanaceae IV: advances in biology and utilization.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Press, J. R. & M. J. Short, eds. 1994. Flora of Madeira.
  • Symon, D. E. 1981. A revision of the genus Solanum in Australia. J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4:97.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org 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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