Genus:
Solanum L.

Solanum nigrescens M.Martens & Galeotti

This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. U.S.A. to Caribbean, Mexico to Guyana and Bolivia. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as a medicine and for food.

[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 en Colombia; Alt. 1100 - 3300 m.; Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, subarbusto, arbusto, trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 1100 - 3300 m.
Morphology General Habit
Herb, subshrub, shrub or creeper.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Guiana Shield. Elevation range: 1100–3300 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Cesar, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Putumayo, Quindío, Santander.
Habit
Herb, Shrub, Subshrub, Climbing.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Herb mora, Yerba mora

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Alabama, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Brazil South, Hawaii

Spanish
Yerba mora, hierba mora.

Solanum nigrescens M.Martens & Galeotti appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2016 Palmer, E.J. [7658], USA K001159706 Yes
Jan 1, 2016 Barkley, F.A. [13A162], USA K001159680 Yes
Jan 1, 2016 Palmer, E.J. [8776], USA K001159707 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Gaumer, G.F. [479], Mexico K000788048 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Seemann, B.C. [1606], Panama K000788043 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Jaramillo, J. [8183], Ecuador K000788028 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Wessels Boer, J.G. [1740], Venezuela K000788027 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Ruiz-Terán, L. [3545], Venezuela K000788034 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Kuntze, O. [1657], Venezuela K000788030 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Dawe, M.T. [289], Colombia K000788024 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Pennell, F.W. [3388], Colombia K000788025 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Jeffrey, C. [2521], Venezuela K000788026 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Anonymous [17757], Costa Rica K000788049 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 André, E. [K639] K000788029 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Maj, M. [3439], Guatemala K000788046 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Steinbach, J. [14844], Bolivia K000788035 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Kuntze, O. [2295], Venezuela K000788031 No
Aug 1, 2011 DeWolf, G.P. [149], Costa Rica K000788047 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Plowman, T. [4447], Ecuador K000788032 Yes
Aug 1, 2011 Herb. Kewense [K225], Colombia K000788033 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Chagala, B.G. [306], Puebla K001171645 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Galeotti, H.G. [1152], Mexico K000063838 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Linden, J. [254], Mexico K000063839 No
Herb Edmonds, J.M. [s.n.], Panama K001164886 Yes
Klotzsch [176], Brazil K001058014 Yes
Tate, R. [258], Nicaragua K001160583 Yes
D'Arcy [6035], Panama K001164884 Yes
D'Arcy [6035], Panama K001164885 Yes
Herb Edmonds, J.M. [s.n.], Panama K001164887 Yes
Phillips, B.R. [111], Dominican Republic K001160584 Yes
Vargas, G. [1617], Costa Rica Solanum costaricense K001160237 Yes
Jan 1, 1964 Reitz [4.654], Santa Catarina Solanum maioranthum K000590017 paratype Yes
Hassler, E. [5278], Paraguay Solanum maracayuense K000532494 Unknown type material Yes

First published in Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 12: 140 (1845)

Accepted by

  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1994). Flora de la Española 6: 1-517. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • PBI Solanum Project (2014-continuously updated). Solanaceae Source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family http://www.solanaceaesource.org/.
  • 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.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • 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
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Kew Backbone Distributions

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