Solanum

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Contains 28 accepted taxa overall.

Family:SOLANACEAE
Common Name:NIGHTSHADE
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order SOLANALES
FamilySOLANACEAE
Genus Solanum

Citation

Citation SOLANUM Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 184. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Solanum nigrum Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 3: 164. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Solanum americanum AMERICAN BLACK NIGHTSHADE
Solanum bahamense BAHAMA NIGHTSHADE; CANKERBERRY
Solanum candidum FUZZYFRUIT NIGHTSHADE
Solanum capsicoides SODA APPLE; COCKROACHBERRY
Solanum carolinense CAROLINA HORSENETTLE
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Amatula Amatula Medikus, Malvenfam. 106. 1787. TYPE: Amatula rubra (Linnaeus) Medikus (Solanum rubrum Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Pfeiffer, Nomencl. Bot. 1: 135. 1872.
Androcera Androcera Nuttall, Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 129. 1818. TYPE: Androcera lobata Nuttall, nom. illegit. (Solanum heterandrum Pursh)
Antimion Antimion Rafinesque, Autik. Bot. 109. 1840. TYPE: Antimion tomentosum Rafinesque
Aquartia Aquartia Jacquin, Enum. Syst. Pl. 1, 12. 1760. TYPE: Aquartia aculeata Jacquin
Artorhiza Artorhiza Rafinesque, Autik. Bot. 138. 1840. TYPE: = Battata Hill 1765. Nom. alt. for Parmentiera Rafinesque 1840, non de Candolle 1838.
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