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  1. Family: Solanaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Solanum L.
      1. Solanum splendens (Dunal) Bohs

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to S. Tropical America. It is used for food.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    Habit
    Shrub or tree.
    Ecology
    Alt. 50 - 2200 m.
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 50 - 2200 m.; Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Arbusto, arbolito, árbol
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Food
    Infructescences - Edible fruit (Romero Castañeda 1961).
    Gene Sources
    Crop wild relatives which may possess beneficial traits of value in breeding programmes (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

    Synonyms

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Naranjilla.

    Other Data

    Solanum splendens (Dunal) Bohs appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1986 Lehmann, F.C. [6988], Colombia Cyphomandra hartwegii K000585822 isotype
    May 1, 2004 Donnell Smith, J. [6670], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000585799 isolectotype
    May 1, 2004 Donnell Smith, J. [6670], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096541
    May 1, 2004 Skutch, A.F. [2533], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096544
    May 1, 2004 Skutch, A.F. [3957], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096545
    May 1, 2004 Tonduz, A. [12747], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096546
    May 1, 2004 Yuncker, T.G. [6231], Honduras Solanum circinatum K000096566
    May 1, 2004 Dunlap, V.C. [264], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096543
    Jan 1, 2004 Spruce, R. [6198], Ecuador Solanum circinatum K000201982
    Jul 4, 1905 McPherson, G. [20464], Panama Solanum circinatum K000788384
    Jun 24, 1905 Yuncker, T.G. [8528], Honduras Solanum circinatum K000096547
    Lawrance, A.E. [118], Colombia Solanum circinatum K001163519
    Dawe, M.T. [805], Colombia Solanum circinatum K001163520
    Dawe, M.T. [805], Colombia Solanum circinatum K001163542
    Schultes, R.E. [3652], Colombia Solanum circinatum K001163517
    Lehmann, F.C. [6988], Colombia Solanum circinatum K000585823 isotype
    Lehmann, F.C. [7564], Colombia Solanum circinatum K001163533
    Lehmann, F.C. [7564], Colombia Solanum circinatum K001163541
    Barrier, S. [1859], Peru Solanum circinatum K001163538
    Hartweg [s.n.], Colombia Solanum circinatum K001163522
    s.coll. [1297], Colombia Solanum circinatum K000585821 Unknown type material
    Fendler, A. [s.n.], Venezuela Solanum circinatum K001163524
    Callejas, R. [5676], Colombia Solanum circinatum K001163518
    Maas, P.J.M. [416], Brazil Solanum circinatum K001058142
    Maas, P.J.M. [8524], Ecuador Solanum circinatum K001163525
    Nee, M. [34428], Brazil Solanum circinatum K001058143
    Valverde, O. [159], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096550
    Rivera, G. [1988], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096563
    Rivera, G. [746], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096564
    Holton, I.F. [555], Venezuela Solanum circinatum K000585824 isotype
    Tate, R. [274], Nicaragua Solanum circinatum K001163509
    Tate, R. [254], Nicaragua Solanum circinatum K001163510
    Allen, P.H. [2374], Panama Solanum circinatum K001163506
    Kalbreyer [1662], Venezuela Solanum circinatum K000585825 isotype
    Klug, G. [1685], Colombia Solanum circinatum K001163514
    Schunke Vigo, J. [4651], Peru Solanum circinatum K001163544
    Killip, E.P. [39968], Panama Solanum circinatum K001163511
    Vasquez, R. [2967], Peru Solanum circinatum K001163539
    Leeman [s.n.] Solanum circinatum K001163507
    Leeman [1201] Solanum circinatum K001163508
    Cascante, A. [1201], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096559
    Cascante, A. [347], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096560
    Cascante, A. [397], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096562
    Camp, W.H. [E-3675], Ecuador Solanum circinatum K001163529
    Camp, W.H. [E-3675], Ecuador Solanum circinatum K001163535
    Herrera, G. [7644], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096567
    Estrada, A. [545], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096553
    Estrada, A. [645], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096554
    Liesner, R.L. [1063], Panama Solanum circinatum K001163504
    Pennington, T.D. [5026], Ecuador Solanum circinatum K001163534
    Plowman, T.C. [4065], Ecuador Solanum circinatum K001163527
    Plowman, T.C. [4065], Ecuador Solanum circinatum K001163530
    Plowman, T.C. [2462], Peru Solanum circinatum K001163543
    D'Arcy, W.G. [6156], Panama Solanum circinatum K001163505
    Prance, G.T. [11822], Brazil Solanum circinatum K001058141
    McDowell, T. [2418], Guyana Solanum circinatum K001161430
    Steinbach, J. [6544], Bolivia Solanum circinatum K001163540
    s.coll [s.n.], Grenada Solanum circinatum K001163515
    Carballo, G. [362], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096555
    Hammel, B.E. [18157], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096565
    Haught, O.L. [2063], Colombia Solanum circinatum K001163513
    Haught, O.L. [2482], Colombia Solanum circinatum K001163521
    Haught, O.L. [2482], Colombia Solanum circinatum K001163523
    André, É.-.F. [K704] Solanum circinatum K001163526
    André, É.-.F. [1106], Ecuador Solanum circinatum K001163528
    Zúñiga, R. [556], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096556
    Zúñiga, R. [556], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096557
    García, D. [328], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096561
    Rios, P. [16], Costa Rica Solanum circinatum K000096568
    Prévost, M.-.F. [3964], French Guiana Solanum circinatum K001161431
    Daly, D.C.B. [5180], Ecuador Solanum circinatum K001163532
    Daly, D.C.B. [5207], Ecuador Solanum circinatum K001163536
    Granville de [4901], French Guiana Solanum circinatum K001161429
    Calderon, M. [3001], Mexico Solanum circinatum K001163512
    García-Barriga, H. [18935], Colombia Solanum circinatum K001163516
    Timaná [47], Peru Solanum circinatum K001163537

    Bibliography

    First published in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 131: 320 (2015)

    Accepted by

    • PBI Solanum Project (2014-continuously updated). Solanaceae Source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family http://www.solanaceaesource.org/.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
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    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/