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  1. Family: Solanaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Solanum L.
      1. Solanum anomalum Thonn.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Angola.

    [FWTA]

    Solanaceae, H. heine. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    Unarmed or armed shrub, up to 5 ft. high
    Indumentum
    Branchlets and young leaves densely stellate-tomentose at first
    Spines
    Branches sometimes with rather large flattened spines
    Fruits
    Fruits globose, 1/4-3/4 in. diam., yellow-brown.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Solanum anomalum Thonn. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 2010 Mbenkum, T.F. [305], Cameroon K000441892
    Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [309], Cameroon K000190186
    Apr 1, 1984 Gossweiler, J. [389], Angola K000414104 Unknown type material
    Oct 26, 1959 Morton, J.K. [s.n.], Ghana K000489456
    Oct 26, 1959 Morton, J.K. [1755], Ghana K000489457
    Oct 26, 1959 Morton, J.K. [1899], Ghana K000489461
    Oct 26, 1959 Morton, J.K. [s.n.], Ghana K000489465
    Oct 26, 1959 Enti, A.A. [7166], Ghana K000489462
    Jul 1, 1959 Harley, W.J. [422], Liberia K000489453
    Dec 1, 1958 Onochie, C.F.A. [33481], Nigeria K000489469
    Dec 1, 1958 Darko, K.O. [1031], Ghana K000489458
    Dec 1, 1958 Darko, K.O. [1031], Ghana K000489459
    Dec 1, 1958 Baldwin, J.T. [6999], Liberia K000489455
    Nov 1, 1958 Thomas, N.W. [1679], Nigeria K000489470
    Nov 1, 1958 Irvine, F.R. [1577], Ghana K000489463
    Nov 1, 1958 Irvine, F.R. [1577], Ghana K000489464
    Nov 1, 1958 Bequaert, J. [1286], Liberia K000489454
    Nov 1, 1958 Chip, J.J. [278], Ghana K000489466
    Nov 1, 1958 Hughes, S.T. [832], Ghana K000489467
    Nov 1, 1958 Hughes, S.T. [832], Ghana K000489468
    Nov 1, 1956 Thomas, N.W. [2020], Nigeria K000489471
    Nov 1, 1956 Thomas, N.W. [2201], Nigeria K000489472
    Jul 2, 1905 Mezili, P. [182], Cameroon K000441893
    Jul 2, 1905 Menezes, A. de [1655], Angola K000441774
    Deighton, F.C. [5472], Sierra Leone 11189.000
    Chancellor, R.J. [199], Uganda 2536.000
    Gossweiler, J. [4500], Angola K001029788
    Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [4234], Côte d'Ivoire K001155704
    Chevalier [19003], Côte d'Ivoire K001155703
    Warnecke [145], Togo K000414045 Unknown type material
    Irvine, F.R. [5125], Ghana K000489460
    Bequaert, J. [988], Congo K001155895
    Bequaert, J. [988] K001155896
    Sousa, J.A. de [76], Angola K001029787
    s.coll [s.n.] K001155705
    Corbesier-Baland [2039], Congo K001155893
    Corbesier-Baland [2039], Congo K001155894
    Sep 1, 2010 Gossweiler, J. [8381], Angola Solanum pauperum K000441796
    Sep 1, 2010 Gossweiler, J. [106], Angola Solanum pauperum K000441797
    Sep 1, 2010 Gossweiler, J. [494], Angola Solanum pauperum K000441799
    Sep 1, 2010 Monteiro, J.J. [s.n.], Angola Solanum pauperum K000441800
    Sep 1, 2010 Menezes, A. de [388], Angola Solanum pauperum K000441798
    Sep 1, 2010 Henriques, C. [834], Angola Solanum pauperum K000441801
    Sep 1, 2010 Couto, C. [368], Angola Solanum pauperum K000441794
    Jul 2, 1905 Menezes, A. de [295], Angola Solanum pauperum K000441795
    Welwitsch [6054], Angola Solanum pauperum K000414105 Unknown type material
    Welwitsch [6075], Angola Solanum pauperum K000414106

    Bibliography

    First published in Beskr. Guin. Pl.: 126 (1827)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • not of F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 207 (which is No. 15a).
    • Bitter in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 57: 272 (1921)
    • not of F.T.A. 4, 2: 232
    • in Beskr. Guin. Pl. 126 (1827)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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