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Taxon: Solanum jamaicense Mill.

Genus: Solanum subgenus: Leptostemonum section: Micracantha
Family: Solanaceae subfamily: Solanoideae tribe: Solaneae.
Nomen number: 101448
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Solanum no. 17. 1768
Name verified on: 02-Dec-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Dec-2010
Species priority site is: Potato Germplasm Introduction Station (NR6).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida [c.]
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Grenada; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil - Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Para, Pernambuco, Rondonia
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

References:

  • Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource).
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Boggan, J. et al. 1992. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • D'Arcy, W. G. 1974. Solanum and its close relatives in Florida. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 61:850.
  • Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978–. Flora de Veracruz.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969
  • Levin, R. A. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships among the "spiny solanums" Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum, Solanaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 93:157–169.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936–1971. Flora of Peru.; new ser. 1980-
  • Nee, M. 1999. Synopsis of Solanum in the New World. 324 In: Nee, M. et al., eds., Solanaceae IV: advances in biology and utilization. 324.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Symon, D. E. 1981. A revision of the genus Solanum in Australia. J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4:125. [mentions].
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?101448 (24 July 2014)

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