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Taxon: Solanum retroflexum Dunal

Genus: Solanum subgenus: Solanum section: Solanum
Family: Solanaceae subfamily: Solanoideae tribe: Solaneae.
Nomen number: 404900
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 13(1):50. 1852
Name verified on: 02-Dec-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Dec-2010
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 3 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:

  • sunberry   (Source: Syst Bot 6:183. 1981) – English
  • wonderberry   (Source: Syst Bot 6:183. 1981) – English
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Economic importance:

  • Human food: fruit   (fide Syst Bot 6:183. 1981)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
    West Tropical Africa: Mauritania; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa - Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal; Swaziland

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - South Australia

      Cultivated:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    North America [sparingly cult.]

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Images:

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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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?404900 (30 August 2014)

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