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  1. Family: Solanaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Solanum L.
      1. Solanum muricatum Aiton

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to Peru. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

    [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 y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 2500 - 2700 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba, subarbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 2500 - 2700 m.
    Habit
    Herb or subshrub.
    Distribution
    Native and cultivated in Colombia.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    [UPB]
    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).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

    Synonyms

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Pepino silvestre, pepino, pepinito redondo, pepino dulce, pepino morado.

    Other Data

    Solanum muricatum Aiton appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Scott, H. [58] K001169669
    Wood, J.J. [1072] 64315.000
    Gamble, J.S. [30076], United Kingdom K001169665
    Ruiz, H. [8/64], Peru K001164863
    s.coll [2001], Zambia K001169664
    s.coll [s.n.] K001169670
    Jackson, I.H. [H29/49], Kenya K001169668
    Mandon, G. [394], Bolivia Solanum muricatum var. papillosistylum K000585586 Unknown type material
    Mandon, G. [394], Bolivia Solanum muricatum var. papillosistylum K001164864
    Seibert, R.J. [2176], Peru Solanum muricatum f. glaberrimum K001164867

    Bibliography

    First published in Hort. Kew. 1: 250 (1789)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    • Crop wild relative Inventory https://www.cwrdiversity.org/checklist/ in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
    • 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. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    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

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