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  1. Family: Solanaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Solanum L.
      1. Solanum marginatum L.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.


    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.

    Naturalizada y adventicia en Colombia; Alt. 2200 - 4000 m.; Andes.
    Subarbusto, arbusto
    No Evaluada

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Alt. 2200 - 4000 m.
    Introduced and naturalised in Colombia.
    Not Evaluated.
    Subshrub or shrub.
    Gene Sources
    Crop wild relatives which may possess beneficial traits of value in breeding programmes (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).



    Native to:

    Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia

    Introduced into:

    Azores, Bolivia, California, Canary Is., Chile Central, Colombia, Ecuador, Juan Fernández Is., Morocco, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria


    Common Names

    Lulo de perro, toronja.

    Other Data

    Solanum marginatum L.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1990 Hinton, G.B. [8676], Mexico K000063798
    Jan 1, 1990 Hinton, G.B. [11952], Mexico K000063799
    Jan 1, 1990 Hinton, G.B. [7948], Mexico K000063800
    Jan 1, 1990 Pringle, C.G. [6667], Mexico K000063802
    Jan 1, 1990 Bourgeau, M. [985], Mexico K000063801
    Bally, P.R.O. [B7070], Eritrea K001156411
    Bally, P.R.O. [B3051], Ethiopia K001156417
    Hinton, G.B. [11952], Mexico K001160539
    Symon, D.E. [s.n.], Australia K001155039
    Symon, D.E. [s.n.], Australia K001155040
    Symon, D.E. [s.n.], Australia K001155041
    Schultes, R.E. [7197], Colombia K001164537
    Wood, J.R.I. [3515], Colombia K001164534
    Plowman, T. [2203], Colombia K001164538
    Soejarto, D.D. [82], Colombia K001164535
    Pichi-Sermolli, R. [2548] K001156414
    Schweinfurth, G.A. [830], Ethiopia K001156410
    Meyer, F.G. [9626], Chile K001167925
    Meyer, F.G. [7542], Ethiopia K001156419
    Elliott, C. [136], Chile K001167924
    Sandeman, C. [5929], Colombia K001164536
    Schimper, W.P. [s.n.] K001169300
    s.coll [s.n.] K001169299
    s.coll [716], Eritrea K001156409
    Krishnappa, D.G. [160], India K001153170
    Garland, G.R. [127], Spain K001152285
    Alebes, R. [179], Spain K001152283
    Alebes, R. [179], Spain K001152284
    Herb. Gay, J.E. [s.n.] K001169298
    Herb Benthamiana [s.n.] K001169301
    Bonafous, M. [s.n.] K001151561
    Bezuneh, T. [230], Ethiopia K001156423
    Lehmannianae, F.G. [6996], Ecuador K001164539


    First published in Suppl. Pl.: 147 (1782)

    Accepted by

    • PBI Solanum Project (2014-continuously updated). Solanaceae Source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.


    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    • Crop wild relative Inventory in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0.


    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at and
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at and
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database