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  1. Family: Solanaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Solanum L.
      1. Solanum volubile Sw.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Hispaniola, Trinidad-Tobago, Mexico to S. Tropical America.


    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.

    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 1500 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
    Hierba, subarbusto, liana
    No Evaluada



    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Peru, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela


    Other Data

    Solanum volubile Sw. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sandwith, N.Y. [1641], Trinidad & Tobago K001161246
    Sandwith, N.Y. [1641], Trinidad & Tobago K001161247
    Simmonds, N.W. [15694], Trinidad & Tobago K001161249
    Ball, J. [s.n.], Panama K001166551
    McKee, H.S. [11102], Costa Rica K001160961
    Broadway, W.E. [5979], Trinidad & Tobago K001161252
    Broadway, W.E. [5979], Trinidad & Tobago K001161253
    Broadway, W.E. [s.n.], Trinidad & Tobago K001161254
    Smith, H.H. [1156], Colombia K001166560
    Fendler, A. [609], Trinidad & Tobago K001161250
    Fendler, A. [253], Panama K001166546
    Fendler, A. [2094], Venezuela K001166567
    Schipp, W.A. [849], Belize K001160964
    Steyermark, J.A. [87711], Venezuela K001166565
    Peck, M.E. [324], Belize K001160966
    Heyde [3443], Guatemala K001160968
    Friedrichsthal [s.n.], Guatemala K001160967
    Hayes, S. [582], Panama K001166552
    Smith, J.D. [2670], Guatemala K001160972
    Smith, J.D. [2671], Guatemala K001160973
    Gentle, P.H. [1435], Belize K001160965
    Sinclair [s.n.], Panama K001166547
    Sinclair [s.n.] K001166549
    Sinclair [s.n.], Panama K001166550
    Anderson, B. [1857], Colombia K001166557
    Brown, T.W. [91], Venezuela K001166566
    Tonduz, A. [13667], Costa Rica K001160960
    Edwards, J.B. [330], Honduras K001160971
    Correll, D.S. [867], Bolivia K001166568
    Plowman, T.C. [3162], Panama K001166555
    D'Arcy, W.G. [6677], Panama K001166553
    Englesing, F.C. [111], Nicaragua K001160963
    Robinson, J.W.L. [366], Colombia K001166556
    Bruijn, J. de [1329], Venezuela K001166564
    Yuncker, T.G. [8206], Honduras K001160970
    Anderson [s.n.], Trinidad & Tobago K001161251
    Purseglove, J.W. [P.6345], Trinidad & Tobago K001161248
    s.coll [522] K001166558
    s.coll [s.n.] K001166559
    s.coll [1134], Colombia K001166561
    Quesada, A. [795], Costa Rica K001160962
    Burch, D. [1247], Panama K001166554
    Mallery, T.D. [5026], Honduras K001160969
    Ortoh [162], Panama K001166548
    André, E. [236] Solanum humboldtii K001164141
    André, E. [236] Solanum humboldtii K001164142
    Jan 1, 1990 Mexico Solanum adhaerens K000064027
    Jan 1, 1990 Matuda, E. [2624], Mexico Solanum adhaerens K000064026
    Jan 1, 1990 Donnell Smith, J. [2261], Guatemala Solanum adhaerens K000532179 isosyntype
    Jan 1, 1990 Dorantes, J. [2792], Mexico Solanum adhaerens K000064028


    First published in Fl. Ind. Occid. i. 458 (1797)

    Accepted by

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


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