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Solanum
Solanum sodomeum
Solanum sodomeum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Tracheobionta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Solanum
L., 1753
Species
See text.

Solanum is a genus of annuals, perennials, sub-shrubs, shrubs and climbers. They often have attractive fruit and flowers. Most are poisonous, but several bear edible fruits, leaves, or tubers, and the genus includes three major food crops: Download high resolution version (1280x960, 618 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Divisions Land plants (embryophytes) Non-vascular plants (bryophytes) Marchantiophyta - liverworts Anthocerotophyta - hornworts Bryophyta - mosses Vascular plants (tracheophytes) Lycopodiophyta - clubmosses Equisetophyta - horsetails Pteridophyta - true ferns Psilotophyta - whisk ferns Ophioglossophyta - adderstongues Seed plants (spermatophytes) †Pteridospermatophyta - seed ferns Pinophyta - conifers Cycadophyta - cycads Ginkgophyta - ginkgo Gnetophyta - gnetae Magnoliophyta - flowering plants Adiantum pedatum (a fern... Classes Magnoliopsida - Dicots Liliopsida - Monocots The flowering plants (also angiosperms or Magnoliophyta) are one of the major groups of modern plants, comprising those that produce seeds in specialized reproductive organs called flowers, where the ovulary or carpel is enclosed. ... Orders see text Dicotyledons or dicots are flowering plants whose seed typically contains two embryonic leaves or cotyledons. ... Asteridae is a botanical subclass of flowering plants in class Dicotyledon or Magnoliopsida. ... Families at least the following: Solanaceae Convolvulaceae and others, varying between classification systems; for details see text The Solanales are an order of flowering plants, included in the asterid group of dicotyledons. ... Genera Acnistus Atropa (deadly nightshade) Brugmansia (angels trumpet) Calibrachoa Capsicum (chile peppers) Cestrum Chamaesaracha Combera Crenidium Cuatresia Cyphanthera Cyphomandra Datura (jimsonweed) Hyoscyamus (henbane) Iochroma Lycium (boxthorn) Lycopersicon (tomato) Mandragora (mandrake) Nicandra Nicotiana (tobacco) Petunia Physalis (tomatillo) Solandra Solanum (potato, eggplant) Streptosolen For more genera see Solanaceae in The Families... Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as ▶ (help· info), and in English usually under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), the name with which his publications were signed, was a Swedish botanist and physician who laid the foundations for the modern scheme... 1753 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... In biology, a genus (plural genera) is a grouping in the classification of living organisms having one or more related and morphologically similar species. ... A Red Valerian, a perennial plant. ... The skull and crossbones symbol traditionally used to label a poisonous substance. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with List of fruits. ... In botany, a leaf is an above-ground plant organ specialized for photosynthesis. ... A tuber is a part of a rhizome thickened for use as a storage organ, usually, though not always, subterranean, such as a potato. ...

Solanum species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species - see list of Lepidoptera which feed on Solanum. Binomial name Solanum lycopersicum L. The tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family, native to Central and South America, from Mexico to Peru. ... Binomial name Solanum tuberosum L. The potato (plural form: potatoes) (Solanum tuberosum) is a perennial plant of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family, grown for its starchy tuber. ... Binomial name Solanum esculentum Drege ex Dun. ... A larva (Latin; plural larvae) is a juvenile form of animal with indirect development, undergoing metamorphosis (for example, insects or amphibians). ... Super Families Butterflies Hesperioidea Papilionoidea Moths Micropterigoidea Heterobathmioidea Eriocranioidea Acanthopteroctetoidea Lophocoronoidea Neopseustoidea Mnesarchaeoidea Hepialoidea Nepticuloidea Incurvarioidea Palaephatoidea Tischeriodea Simaethistoidea Tineoidea Gracillarioidea Yponomeutoidea Gelechioidea Zygaenoidea Sesioidea Cossoidea Tortricoidea Choreutoida Urodoidea Galacticoidea Schreckensteinioidea Epermenioidea Pterophoroidea Aluctoidea Immoidea Axioidea Hyblaeoidea Thyridoidea Whalleyanoidea Pyraloidea Mimallonoidea Lasiocampoidea Geometroidea Drepanoidea Bombycoidea Calliduloidae Hedyloidea Noctuoidea Families About... Solanum species are used as food plants by the larvae of a number of Lepidoptera species including: Angle Shades (Phlogophora meticulosa) Bright-line Brown-eye (Lacanobia oleracea) Cabbage Moth (Mamestra brassicae) Common Swift (Korscheltellus lupulina) Double-striped Pug (Gymnoscelis rufifasciata) Endoclita malabaricus Garden Dart (Euxoa nigricans) Ghost Moth (Hepialus humuli...


Species

  • S. aculeastrum - Sodaapple nightshade
  • S. adscendens - Sonoita nightshade
  • S. aethiopicum - Ethiopian nightshade
  • S. americanum - Purple or glossy nightshade; American black nightshade; Poroporo
  • S. aviculare - Poroporo
  • S. bahamense - Bahama nightshade
  • S. bulbocastanum - Ornamental nightshade
  • S. burbankii - Wonderberry
  • S. campechiense - Redberry nightshade
  • S. capsicastrum - False Jerusalem cherry
  • S. capsicum - Chile peppers
  • S. capsicoides - Cockroach berry
  • S. cardiophyllum - Heartleaf nightshade
  • S. carolinense - Apple of Sodom, Horsenettle
Eggplant (Solanum melongena)
Eggplant (Solanum melongena)
  • S. centrale - Australian desert raisin
  • S. chenopodioides - Goosefoot nightshade
  • S. citrullifolium - Watermelon nightshade
  • S. clokeyi - Clokey's nightshade
  • S. commersonii - Commerson's nightshade
  • S. conocarpum - Marron bacoba
  • S. crispum - Chilean potato vine
  • S. davisensen - Davis horsenettle
  • S. demissum - Dwarf wild potato
  • S. dimidiatum - Torrey's nightshade
  • S. diphyllum - Twinleaf nightshade
  • S. donianum - Mullein nightshade
  • S. douglasii - Greenspot nightshade
  • S. drymophilum - Erubia
  • S. dulcamara - Bittersweet
  • S. elaeagnifolium - Silverleaf nightshade
  • S. ellipticum - Australian bush tomato
  • S. erianthum - Mullein nightshade, Potato tree
  • S. fendleri - Fendler's horsenettle
  • S. ferox -
  • S. furcatum - Forked nightshade
  • S. gayanum - Chilean nightshade
  • S. gilo - Scarlet Eggplant, Gilo (Brazilian jil√≥)
  • S. glacum -
  • S. glaucophyllum - Waxyleaf nightshade
  • S. gracilius - Slender nightshade
Forked Nightshade (Solanum sisymbriifolium)
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Forked Nightshade (Solanum sisymbriifolium)
  • S. haleakalense -
  • S. heterodoxum - Melon-leaf nightshade
  • S. hindsianum - Hinds' nightshade
  • S. hyporhodium - Cocona
  • S. imcompletum -
  • S. incanum -
  • S. incompletum - Popolo ku mai
  • S. interius -
  • S. jamaicense - Jamaican nightshade
  • S. jamesii - Wild potato
  • S. jasminoides - Jasmine nightshade
  • S. khasianum -
  • Poroporo - Poroporo
  • S. lanceifolium - Lanceleaf nightshade
  • S. lanceolatum - Orangeberry nightshade
  • S. leptosepalum - Tigna potato
  • S. linnaeanum - Apple of Sodom
  • S. lumholtzianum - Sonoran nightshade
  • S. lycocarpum - Wolf Apple
  • S. lycopersicum - Tomato
  • S. macrocarpon -
Solanum mammosum
Solanum mammosum
  • S. mammosum - Nipplefruit
  • S. marginatum - White-margined nightshade
  • S. mauritianum - Earleaf nightshade
  • S. melanocerasum - Garden huckleberry
  • S. melongena - Eggplant
  • S. mucronatum - Pepino
  • S. muricatum - Pepino
  • S. nelsonii - Nelson's horsenettle
  • S. nigrescens - Divine nightshade
  • S. nigrum - Black or blackberry nightshade
  • S. nudum - Forest nightshade
  • S. parishii - Parish's nightshade
  • S. pericifolium
  • S. persicifolium - Berengena de playa
  • S. peruvianum - Peruvian nightshade
  • S. phureja -
  • S. physalifolium - Hairy nightshade
  • S. pimpinellifolium - Currant tomato
  • S. pinnatisectum - Tansyleaf nightshade
  • S. polygamum - Cakalaka berry
Solanum pseudocapsicum fruit
Solanum pseudocapsicum fruit
  • S. pseudocapsicum - Jerusalem cherry
  • S. pseudogracile - Glowing nightshade
  • S. ptycanthum - Eastern black nightshade
  • S. pyrifolium -
  • S. quitoense - Naranjilla
  • S. racemosum - Canker berry
  • S. riedlei - Riedle's nightshade
  • S. robustum - Shrubby nightshade
  • S. rostratum - Texas thistle
  • S. rugosum - Tabacon aspero
  • S. sandwicense - Hawaii horsenettle
  • S. sarrachoides - Green nightshade
  • S. seaforthianum - Brazilian nightshade
  • S. sessiliflorum - Cocona
  • S. sisymbriifolium - Sticky nightshade
  • S. surattense -
  • S. tampicense - Wetland nightshade
  • S. tenuilobatum - San Diego nightshade
  • S. tenuipes - Fancy nightshade
  • S. torvum - Devil's fig
  • S. triflorum Nutt. - Cutleaf nightshade
  • S. triquetrum - Texas nightshade
  • S. tuberosum - Potato
  • S. umbelliferum - Bluewitch nightshade
  • S. viarum - Tropical soda apple
  • S. villosum - Hairy nightshade
  • S. viride - Green nightshade cv. form from Fiji: S. anthropophagorum
  • S. wallacei - Wallace's nightshade, Catalina Nightshade
  • S. wendlandii - Giant potatocreeper
  • S. woodburyi - Woodbury's nightshade
  • S. xanthi
  • S. xanti - Purple nightshade
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solanum

Binomial name Solanum aculeastrum Dunal f The Sodaapple nightshade (Solanum aculeastrum) is also known as goat apple, bitter-apple and poison apple. ... Binomial name Solanum adscendens Sendtner Sonoita nightshade (Solanum adscendens is a plant native to the Americas. ... Binomial name Solanum aethipicum L. Ethiopian nightshade is a fruiting plant of the Solanum genus found in Asia and Tropical Africa. ... Binomial name Solanum americanum P. Mill American nightshade, Solanum americanum, is a poisonous herb found in the American South and West and now is an invasive species in Hawaii. ... Binomial name Solanum aviculare Forst Poroporo (Solanum aviculare and ), also called Kangaroo Apple, is a soft-wooded plant and one of three nightshades native to New Zealand and the eastern coast of Australia. ... Binomial name Solanum aviculare Forst Poroporo (Solanum aviculare and ), also called Kangaroo Apple, is a soft-wooded plant and one of three nightshades native to New Zealand and the eastern coast of Australia. ... Binomial name Solanum aviculare Forst Poroporo (Solanum aviculare and ), also called Kangaroo Apple, is a soft-wooded plant and one of three nightshades native to New Zealand and the eastern coast of Australia. ... Species C. annuum (incl. ... Binomial name Solanum carolinense L. Carolina horsenettle (Solanum carolinense), also known as Bull nettle and Apple of Sodom is not a true nettle, but a member of the Solanaceae, or nightshade family. ... Download high resolution version (480x640, 58 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (480x640, 58 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Binomial name Solanum centrale Australian desert raisin (Solanum centrale), also known as Bush raisin, is a plant native to the more arid parts of Australia. ... Binomial name Solanum crispum The Chilean potato vine or Chilean potato-tree or often just potato vine (Solanum crispum) is a South American, perennial, semi-evergreen, woody-stemmed climber that has blue flowers 2. ... Species Solanum dulcamara - Bittersweet Bittersweet, Solanum dulcamara, is a species of vine in the potato genus Solanum, family Solanaceae. ... Scarlet Eggplant Scarlet Eggplant or Gilo are the most common names for the fruit Solanum gilo . ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Cocona, Solanum sessiliflorum, is a tropical plant belonging to the Solanaceae family. ... Binomial name Solanum aviculare Forst Poroporo (Solanum aviculare and ), also called Kangaroo Apple, is a soft-wooded plant and one of three nightshades native to New Zealand and the eastern coast of Australia. ... One of a number of names for Solanum linnaeanum, a noxious weed native to Africa that was formerly called Solanum sodomaeum. ... Also known as Solanum lycocarpum, the Wolf Apple is common in the Brazilian savanna. ... Binomial name Solanum lycopersicum L. The tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family, native to Central and South America, from Mexico to Peru. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 730 KB) Photographer: Juni from Kyoto, Japan Title: Solanum mammosum Taken on: 2004-12-09 09:11:17 Original source: Flickr. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 730 KB) Photographer: Juni from Kyoto, Japan Title: Solanum mammosum Taken on: 2004-12-09 09:11:17 Original source: Flickr. ... The Solanum mammosum, known as nipplefruit or Apple of Sodom is an annual to perennial plant in the Solanaceae family, part of the Solanum or nightshade genus. ... The Solanum mammosum, known as nipplefruit or Apple of Sodom is an annual to perennial plant in the Solanaceae family, part of the Solanum or nightshade genus. ... Binomial nomenclature Solanum mauritianum Solanum mauritianum Woolly nightshade is a highly invasive small tree or shrub which can grow to a height of ten meters. ... Binomial name Solanum esculentum Drege ex Dun. ... [[{{{diversity_link}}}|Diversity]] {{{diversity}}} Binomial name Solanum nelsonii Trinomial name {{{trinomial}}} Type Species {{{type_species}}} {{{subdivision_ranks}}} {{{subdivision}}} [[Image:{{{range_map}}}|{{{range_map_width}}}|]] Synonyms {{{synonyms}}} Nelsons horsenettle (Solanum nelsonii) is an annual to perennial plant in the Solanaceae family, part of the Solanum or nightshade genus. ... Binomial name Solanum nigrum L. Subspecies subsp. ... Download high resolution version (1280x960, 225 KB)A decorative plant that has become a weed in Australia. ... Download high resolution version (1280x960, 225 KB)A decorative plant that has become a weed in Australia. ... Binomial name Solanum pseudocapsicum L. The Jerusalem cherry (Solanum pseudocapsicum) is a plant belonging to the same genus as deadly nightshade, whose fruit are also poisonous. ... Binomial name Solanum ptycanthum Dun. ... Binomial name Solanum quitoense Lam. ... Cocona, Solanum sessiliflorum, is a tropical plant belonging to the Solanaceae family. ... Binomial name Solanum tuberosum L. The potato (plural form: potatoes) (Solanum tuberosum) is a perennial plant of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family, grown for its starchy tuber. ... Binomial name Solanum umbelliferum Eschsch. ... The Tropical Soda Apple (TSA) is a perennial shrub native to Brazil and Argentina with a thorny stock and thorny leaves. ... Binomial name Solanum wallacei (Gray) Parish Wallaces nightshade (Solanum wallacei), also known as Catalina nightshade, Northern island nightshade, or Wild Tomato is a perennial plant that produces purple flowers, but otherwise resembles a tomato plant. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (941x1103, 87 KB) Art created from scratch by User:Zephram Stark Inspired by a rough design concept by wikispecies:User:Zanimum Zephram Stark gives all rights to the Wikimedia Foundation. ... 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Synonyms and common names

Nightshade, as well as referring to the related genus Atropa, is also used for many members of the genus Solanum. The name is also extended to the family Solanaceae. Species Atropa belladonna Atropa mandragora Atropa is a genus of plants in the nightshade family. ... Genera Acnistus Atropa (deadly nightshade) Brugmansia (angels trumpet) Calibrachoa Capsicum (chile peppers) Cestrum Chamaesaracha Combera Crenidium Cuatresia Cyphanthera Cyphomandra Datura (jimsonweed) Hyoscyamus (henbane) Iochroma Lycium (boxthorn) Lycopersicon (tomato) Mandragora (mandrake) Nicandra Nicotiana (tobacco) Petunia Physalis (tomatillo) Solandra Solanum (potato, eggplant) Streptosolen For more genera see Solanaceae in The Families...


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Today Solanum is recognised as a leading UK supplier of top quality potatoes serving a number of blue-chip companies in both the retail and processing industries.
And whilst Solanum looks back with pride at the history of its constituent parts it also looks to the future, constantly searching for ways to improve products and services and investing in new technology, which will guarantee the company's continued success as a leader in the world of potato supply.
Solanum laciniatum - Growing Native Plants (476 words)
Solanum is the type genus of the family Solanaceae, which contains such well-known economic plants as the potato, tomato, tobacco, egg plant (aubergine) and many more.
Solanum laciniatum produces two types of foliage: large lance-shaped or irregularly lobed juvenile leaves 300 mm long by 250 mm wide and smaller generally entire lance-shaped adult leaves 150 mm long by about 30-50 mm wide.
Solanum species are earlier colonisers of cleared or disturbed areas, such as roadways.
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