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This species is accepted, and its native range is U.S.A. to Mexico, S. South America.

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Chile Central, Chile North, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Paraguay, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Uruguay, Utah, Washington

Introduced into:

Albania, Algeria, Aruba, Bahamas, Cape Provinces, Cuba, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Free State, Greece, Gulf States, Hawaii, India, Iran, Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands Antilles, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Palestine, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Sinai, South Australia, Tunisia, Victoria, Western Australia

Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2012 Lindheimer, F. [135], Texas K000546076 isolectotype
Jan 1, 2012 Lindheimer, F. [135], Texas K000546075 isolectotype
Jan 1, 2012 Gillies, J. [Solanum2], Argentina K000546062 lectotype
Jan 1, 2012 McRae, ? [s.n.], Chile K000546063 lectotype
Aug 1, 2011 Boulos, L. [18198], Kuwait K000658913
Aug 1, 2011 Abulaila, K. [JOR3-1], Jordan K000658914
Aug 1, 2011 Hmama, H. [890], Morocco K000658909
Aug 1, 2011 Hmama, H. [890], Morocco K000658910
Aug 1, 2011 Frank, P. [s.n.], Israel K000658911
Aug 1, 2011 Abd El Ghani, M. [6908], Egypt K000658912
Dec 1, 2010 Wickens, G.E. [828], Chile K000545727
Dec 1, 2010 Dunnett, D. [13], Chile K000545728
Oct 28, 2009 Calzada, J.I. [25305], Mexico K000788344
Jan 1, 1990 Schaffner, J.G. [695], Mexico K000042490
Jan 1, 1990 Martínez O., E. [413], Mexico K000042500
Jul 4, 1905 Rechinger, K.H. [29752], Pakistan K000788302
Jul 4, 1905 Rechinger, K.H. [29735], Pakistan K000788303
Jul 4, 1905 Matthew, K.M. [s.n.], India K000788307
Jul 4, 1905 Singh, V. [80328], India K000788304
Jul 4, 1905 Sparrow, C.E.H. [46], Cyprus K000788310
Jul 4, 1905 Laukkonen, P. [333], Cyprus K000788309
Jul 4, 1905 Krishnappa, D.G. [162], India K000788306
Jul 4, 1905 Jafri, S.M.H. [3737], Pakistan K000788301
Jul 4, 1905 Rashid, A. [3692], Pakistan K000788305
Jul 4, 1905 Dells, A. [3247], Cyprus K000788308
Jul 4, 1905 Oswald, P.H.O. [15], Cyprus K000788311
Jul 4, 1905 Guzman, C.U. [3013], Mexico K000788345
Jul 4, 1905 Guzman, C.U. [2947], Mexico K000788346
Jul 4, 1905 Kadhum, H. [37772], Iraq K000788431
Jul 3, 1905 Marais, W. [28703], South Africa K000658770
Jul 3, 1905 Lindheimer, F.J. [fasc.III135], USA K000546073
Jul 3, 1905 Lindheimer, F.J. [fasc.III135], USA K000546074
Jul 3, 1905 Hanekom, W.J. [554], South Africa K000658767
Jul 3, 1905 Kolberg, H. [925], Namibia K000658759
Jul 3, 1905 Glass, V. [10674], Namibia K000658758
Jul 3, 1905 Potgieter, A. [s.n.], South Africa K000658760
Jul 3, 1905 Potgieter, A. [s.n.], South Africa K000658762
Jul 3, 1905 Hattingh, I.D. [s.n.A], South Africa K000658763
Jul 3, 1905 Hattingh, I.D. [s.n.B], South Africa K000658764
Jul 3, 1905 Hattingh, I.D. [s.n.C], South Africa K000658765
Jul 3, 1905 Berg, D.A. van [s.n.], South Africa K000658766
Jul 3, 1905 Bisschoff, J. [1], South Africa K000658768
Jul 3, 1905 Pickworth, G. [s.n.], South Africa K000658769
Jul 3, 1905 Kock, G.C. de [s.n.], South Africa K000658771
Jul 3, 1905 Els, P. [s.n.], South Africa K000658772
Mexico K000042493
Symon, D.E. [9877a], Australia K001154385
Kiesling, R. [3006], Argentina K001167521
Pedersen, T.M. [1054], Argentina K001167874
Pedersen, T.M. [8235], Argentina K001167885
Pedersen, T.M. [5789], Argentina K001167909
Pedersen, T.M. [5790], Argentina K001167910
Hawkes, J.G. [1463], Mexico K000063672
Hawkes, J.G. [1166], USA K001159763
Bridges [399] K001167861
Symon, D. [9810], Australia K001154384
Fendler, A. [672], USA K001159766
Wright, C. [1590], USA K001159785
Wallich [s.n.] K001168862
Nee, M. [11787], USA K001159753
Lundell, C.L. [5145], Mexico K000063666
Pringle, C.G. [1566], Mexico K000042496
Pringle, C.G. [9370], Mexico K000063663
Eyerdam, W.J. [23093], Argentina K001167867
Eyerdam, W.J. [23735], Argentina K001167869
Beetle, A.A. [26132], Chile K001167920
Palmer, E. [935], Mexico K000042491
Palmer, E. [936], Mexico K000042492
Palmer, E. [257], Mexico K000042499
Palmer, E. [388], Mexico K000063664
Palmer, E. [101], Mexico K000063665
Palmer, E. [942], Mexico K000063667
Palmer, E. [941], Mexico K000063668
Parry, C.C. [636], Mexico K000063661
Gay, C. [s.n.], Chile K001167859
Gillies [s.n.], Argentina K001167860
Reverchon, J. [2200], USA K001159790
Palmer, E.J. [7678], USA K001159758
Bush, B.F. [392], USA K001159764
Bush, B.F. [1588], USA K001159787
Lindheimer, F.J. [667], USA K001159782
Lindheimer, F.J. [667], USA K001159783
Lindheimer, F.J. [1041], USA K001159788
Newman, M. [315], USA K001159770
Black, J.M. [s.n.], Australia K001154383
Heller, A.A. [3733], USA K001159762
Heller, A.A. [1511], USA K001159768
Curtiss, A.H. [5913], USA K001159756
Venturi, S. [7678], Argentina K001167890
Torrey [57], Mexico K000042498
Berlandier [1726] K001160267
Lorentz [s.n.], Argentina K001167865
Fischer, W. [238], Argentina K001167888
Lorentz, P.G. [905], Uruguay K001167913
Meyer, T. [9863], Argentina K001167883
Hansen, G. [1174], USA K001159794
Nelson, A. [1651], USA K001159780
Morong, T. [1190], Chile K001167915
Rush, A. [s.n.], USA K001159789
Calzada, J.I. [24391], Mexico K001160271
Way, M.J. [WSSB3], USA K001159771
Way, M.J. [WSSB3], USA K001159772
Nelson, E.W. [6429], Mexico K000063670
Coulter, T. [1268], Mexico K000042494
Coulter, T. [1247], Mexico K000042495
Elliott, C. [62], Chile K001167921
Hartweg, C.T. [203], Mexico K000042497
Blumer, J.C. [1732], USA K001159778
Wynd, F.L. [76], Mexico K000063669
Wynd, F.L. [780], Mexico K000063671
Ewan, J.A. [680], USA K001159791
Ewan, J.A. [680], USA K001159793
Zuck, M. [s.n.], USA K001159779
Stevens, G.W. [802], USA K001159761
Barkley, F.A. [14A539], USA K001159773
Crosswhite, F.S. [720], USA K001159775
Wooton, E.O. [59], USA K001159765
Clausen, R.T. [4597], USA K001159752
Adole [10632], Mexico K000063662
Plowman, T.C. [2711], Argentina K001167891
Cuezzo, A.R. [2254], Argentina K001167519
Cuezzo, A.R. [1302], Argentina K001167878
Cuezzo, A.R. [898], Argentina K001167879
Cuezzo, A.R. [872], Argentina K001167882
Cabrera, A.L. [7007], Argentina K001167873
Cabrera, A.L. [7007], Argentina K001167889
Araque Molina, J. [19Ar341], Argentina K001167884
Claraz, G. [81], Argentina K001167919
Schwarz, G.J. [9758], Argentina K001167871
Paula-Souza, J. [7856], Argentina K001167518
Small, J.K. [4841], USA K001159757
Cuming [1090] K001167914
Drummond [93], USA K001159784
Drummond [266], USA K001159786
Cuming, H. [1090], Peru K001163834
s.coll [s.n.], Chile K001167862
s.coll [9], Argentina K001167863
s.coll [9], Argentina K001167872
s.coll [713], Argentina K001167880
s.coll [12408], Argentina K001167886
s.coll [s.n.], Argentina K001167911
s.coll [s.n.], Argentina K001167916
s.coll [145], Uruguay K001167917
s.coll [s.n.], Argentina K001167918
s.coll [6068] K001168860
s.coll [266], USA K001159755
s.coll [432], USA K001159767
s.coll [s.n.], USA K001159781
Vine, R.S. [81], Macedonia K001151565
Hieronymus, G.H.E.W. [s.n.], Argentina K001167866
St Pierre, M. [2601], Mexico K001160270
Aguilar, R.M. [425], Argentina K001167881
Gonan [s.n.] K001168859
Hannington, C. [23], Chile K001167877
Hannington, C. [22] K001168861
Spencer, M.F. [1417], USA K001159792
Ward, L.F. [s.n.], USA K001159774
Tweedie [s.n.], Uruguay K001167912
Santapaa, H. [16922], India K001153157
Walker, A.J.K. [s.n.], Australia K001154382
Aguilas, R.M. [555], Argentina K001167520
Lossen, W. [12], Argentina K001167870
Balfour, W. [270], Argentina K001167864
Worthen, C.R. [16215], Chile K001167868
Herb Felippone [6200], Uruguay K001167876
Fortuna, J. [s.n.], Argentina K001167887
Piccimimi [2046], Argentina K001167908
Eksteen [s.n.], South Africa K000658761
Herb. Gray, A. [13] K001159754
Mericle, L.W. [500], USA K001159759
Mericle, L.W. [500], USA K001159760
Goddard, D.R. [836], USA K001159769
White, L.D. [6], USA K001159776
Dullas, W. [135], USA K001159777
Russell, C. [s.n.], Mexico K001160266
Héctor, J. [58], Mexico K001160268
Héctor, J. [58], Mexico K001160269
Arnoldo, F. [1124] K001163833
Lossen, W. [11], Argentina Solanum leprosum K001167828
Lossen, W. [166], Argentina Solanum leprosum K001167829

First published in Icon. 3: 22 (1795)

Accepted by

  • Vladimirov, V. Aybeke, M. & Kit Tan (2018). New floristic records in the Balkans: 37 Phytologia Balcanica 24: 397-461.
  • PBI Solanum Project (2014-continuously updated). Solanaceae Source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family

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