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Taxon: Solanum pimpinellifolium L.

Genus: Solanum subgenus: Potatoe section: Petota subsection: Lycopersicon series: Neolycopersicon
Family: Solanaceae subfamily: Solanoideae tribe: Solaneae.
Nomen number: 406496
Place of publication: Cent. pl. I:8. 1755 (Amoen. acad. 4:268. 1759)
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: authorship attributed by some to Juslenius
Name verified on: 04-Sep-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-Sep-2008
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9).
Accessions: 476 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:

  • currant tomato   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium]) – English
  • Johannisbeertomate   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium]) – German
  • tomate cimarrón   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium]) – Spanish
  • vinbärstomat   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Human food: fruit   (fide Food Feed Crops US, as Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for tomato   (fide Proc Natl Acad Sci 76:3435:3439. 1979, as Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium)
  • Gene sources: drought resistance for tomato   (fide Proc Natl Acad Sci 76:3435:3439. 1979, as Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of tomato   (fide Proc Natl Acad Sci 76:3435:3439. 1979, as Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Western South America: Ecuador - El Oro, Esmeraldas, Guayas, Los Rios, Pichincha; Peru - Amazonas, Ancash, Cajamarca, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima, Piura, Tumbes

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere beyond native range including Galapagos Is.

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Solanum pimpinellifolium L.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Solanaceae Source: A global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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?406496 (31 October 2014)

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