Solanum seaforthianum Andrews

First published in Bot. Repos. 8: t. 504 (1808)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Florida to Caribbean, Mexico to Venezuela, Brazil (Fernando de Noronha). It is a liana and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is has environmental uses, as a poison and a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Brazil Northeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Central African Repu, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Cyprus, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Ghana, Guyana, Hawaii, India, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Queensland, Réunion, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Bikandu, B., Lukoki, F. & Habari, J.P. (2020). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi) Solanaceae: 1-162. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1994). Flora de la Española 6: 1-517. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Lê, T.C. (2005). Danh lục các loài thực vật Việt Nam 3: 1-1248. Hà Nội : Nhà xuất bản Nông nghiệp.
  • PBI Solanum Project (2014-continuously updated). Solanaceae Source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family http://www.solanaceaesource.org/.

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

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bot. Reposit. 8: t. 504 (1808)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 81: 291, 326 (1962).
  • Bot. Repos. 8: t. 504 (1808).
  • Clark, Victoria Falls Handb.: 155 (1953).
  • De Wildeman, Miss. Ém. Laurent 1: 440 (1907).
  • F. White, For. Fl. Northern Rhodesia: 377 (1962).
  • F.W.T.A., ed. 2, 2: 332 (1963).
  • J. Adel. Bot. Gard. 4: 67, fig. 15, 148/Q, 159/Q (1981).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa 53: 490 (1986).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa 56: 177 (1987). TAB. 15.
  • Ross, Fl. Natal: 308 (1972).
  • T. & H. Durand, Syll. Fl. Congol.: 391 (1909).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Liogier, A.H. (1994). Flora de la Española 6: 1-517. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60: 758 (1973)
  • Bot. Repos. 8: t. 504 (1808)
  • Bothalia 25(1): 57 (1995)
  • DC., Prodr. 13(1): 67 (1852)
  • Dunal, Synopsis: 7 (1816)
  • F.F.N.R.: 377 (1962)
  • F.Z. 8(4): 79 (2005).
  • Fl. Egypt, Family 159: 45 (1998)
  • Fl. Madagascar, 176: 125 (1994)
  • G. Don, Gen. Hist. Dichlam. Pl.: 407 (1837)
  • Huxley et al., New RHS Dict. Gard. 4: 382 (1992)
  • Jaeger, Syst. studies Solanum in Africa: 319 (1985, ined.)
  • Journ. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4: 67 (1981)
  • Journ. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 8: 79 (1985)
  • Purdie et al., Fl. Australia 29: 105 (1982)
  • T.T.C.L.: 577 (1949)
  • Urban, Symb. Antill., 6: 167 (1909)

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Burkill HM. (1995). The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols. 1-3. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols 1-3.
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • Jansen, P., Lemmens, R., Oyen, L., Siemonsma, J., Stavast, F. & Van Valkenburg, J. (1991) Plant Resources of South-East Asia. Basic list of species and commodity grouping. Final version. Pudoc, Wageningen.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • PROTA (2021). Plants Resources of Tropical Africa. https://prota4u.org/database/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 2012 Cooray, R.G. [7020308R], Sri Lanka K000788142 Yes
May 1, 2012 Philcox, D. [4468], Brazil K000788120 Yes
May 1, 2012 Parker, C.S. [s.n.], Guyana K000788121 Yes
May 1, 2012 Parker, C.S. [s.n.], Guyana K000788123 Yes
May 1, 2012 Gandhi, K.N. [HFP2060], India K000788137 Yes
May 1, 2012 Maesen, L.J.G. van der [2794], India K000788139 Yes
May 1, 2012 Krishnappa, D.G. [368], India K000788141 Yes
May 1, 2012 Mansfield, A.L. [s.n.], Guyana K000788122 Yes
May 1, 2012 Matthew, K.M. [RHT48498], India K000788136 Yes
May 1, 2012 Raizada, M.B. [20269], India K000788140 Yes
May 1, 2012 Matthew, K.M. [RHT28530], India K000788138 Yes
Mar 1, 2011 Jayasuriya, M. [1936], Sri Lanka K000788146 Yes
Feb 1, 2011 Comanor, P.L. [831], Sri Lanka K000788150 Yes
Feb 1, 2011 Fosberg, F.R. [56368], Sri Lanka K000788148 Yes
Feb 1, 2011 Jayasuriya, A.H.M. [1409], Sri Lanka K000788143 Yes
Feb 1, 2011 Jayasuriya, A.H.M. [1385], Sri Lanka K000788145 Yes
Feb 1, 2011 Fosberg, F.R. [57171], Sri Lanka K000788149 Yes
Feb 1, 2011 Jayasuriya, A.H.M. [1426], Sri Lanka K000788144 Yes
Dec 1, 2009 Valeur, E.J. [681], Dominican Republic K000196455 Yes
Oct 1, 2009 Sintenis, P. [6292], Puerto Rico K000196449 No
Oct 1, 2009 Constable, E.F. [4903], Australia K000788560 Yes
Nov 1, 2008 Symon, D.E. [4754], Australia K000788553 Yes
Jun 1, 2008 Broadway, W.E. [6369], Trinidad & Tobago K000196444 Yes
Feb 1, 2008 Moloney, A. [115], Belize K000545373 Yes
Feb 1, 2008 Donnell Smith, J. [2677], Guatemala K000545375 Yes
Feb 1, 2008 Heyde, E.T. [DS3821], Guatemala K000545376 Yes
Feb 1, 2008 Hassler, É. [11990], Paraguay K000788124 Yes
Feb 1, 2008 Calzada, J.I. [24284], Mexico K000545377 Yes
Feb 1, 2008 Gaumer, G.F. [841], Mexico K000545374 Yes
Feb 1, 2008 Yuncker, T.G. [5685], Honduras K000545371 Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Simmonds, N.W. [14479], Trinidad & Tobago K000196446 Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Ekman, E.L. [H14352], Dominican Republic K000196453 Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Sandwith, N.Y. [1674], Trinidad & Tobago K000196443 Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Walsh, J.J. [s.n.], British Virgin Is. K000196462 No
Jan 1, 2007 Hoskin, J. [s.n.], Dominica K000196457 No
Jan 1, 2007 Simmonds, N.W. [14479], Trinidad & Tobago K000196441 Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Anderson [s.n.], Trinidad & Tobago K000196445 Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Rev, L.G. [s.n.], St. Vincent & the Grenadines K000196450 Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Anonymous [s.n.], United Kingdom K000196448 Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Baker, R.E.D. [14848], Trinidad & Tobago K000196447 Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Fendler, A. [614], Trinidad & Tobago K000196442 Yes
Jul 5, 1905 White, C.T. [12683], Australia K000788554 Yes
Jul 5, 1905 Johnson, R.W. [2625], Australia K000788556 Yes
Jul 5, 1905 Blake, S.T. [3115], Australia K000788557 Yes
Jul 5, 1905 Snow, N. [7745], Australia K000788549 Yes
Jul 5, 1905 Longman, H.A. [s.n.], Australia K000788551 Yes
Jul 5, 1905 Clark, S.J. [1259], Australia K000788562 Yes
Jul 5, 1905 Clark, S.J. [1259], Australia K000788561 Yes
Jul 5, 1905 Orchard, A.E. [4678], Australia K000788550 Yes
Jul 5, 1905 Lazarides, M. [4239], Australia K000788555 Yes
Jul 5, 1905 Maconochie, J.R. [2729], Australia K000788558 Yes
Jul 5, 1905 Longman, H.A. [s.n.], Australia K000788552 Yes
Jul 5, 1905 Halliday, T.A. [508], Australia K000788559 Yes
Jul 4, 1905 Anna, M. [NPGRC396], Tanzania K000788320 Yes
Jul 4, 1905 Sastre, C. [8297], Guadeloupe K000788339 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Borhidi, A. [85359], Tanzania K000658647 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Faulkner, H.G. [656], Tanzania K000658649 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Atherton, G. [86], Cyprus K000788315 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Laurent, M. [s.n.], Congo K000658553 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Bally, P.R.O. [6565], Kenya K000658644 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Van Rensberg, H.J. [495], Tanzania K000658652 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Faulkner, H.G. [656], Tanzania K000658648 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Malaisse, F. [8837], Congo K000658555 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Linder, D.H. [1880], Congo K000658554 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Dubois, J. [109], Congo K000658556 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Semsei, S.R. [3487], Tanzania K000658651 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Borhidi, A. [85359], Tanzania K000658646 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Ruffo, C.K. [547], Tanzania K000658653 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Hira, H. [s.n.], Kenya K000658645 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Mwachala, G. [EW-1203], Kenya K000658643 Yes
Jul 3, 1905 Semsei, S.R. [3487], Tanzania K000658650 Yes
Jul 2, 1905 Gardner, G. [2427], Brazil K000788119 Yes
Jul 2, 1905 Gardner, G. [2427], Brazil K000788118 Yes
Jun 28, 1905 Harris, W. [11959], Jamaica K000196452 Yes
Jun 28, 1905 Harris, W. [11959], Jamaica K000196451 Yes
Jun 28, 1905 Combs, R. [35], Cuba K000196456 Yes
Jun 8, 1905 Lehmann, F.C. [1012], Costa Rica K000545372 Yes
May 31, 1905 Comanor, P.L. [718], Sri Lanka K000788147 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [12255], Mexico K000063962 Yes
Chew, W.L. [RSNH 389], Vanuatu K001155346 Yes
Bourne [s.n.] K001169982 Yes
Valeur, E.J. [681], Dominican Republic K000196454 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [5515], Sierra Leone K001155782 Yes
Parker, R.N. [4198], Zimbabwe K001158761 Yes
Rensburg, H.J. van [1598], Zambia K001158767 Yes
s.coll [4608], Zimbabwe K001158768 Yes
Camerik, A.M. [8], Botswana K001158778 Yes
Cadet, T. [3690], Reunion K001158970 Yes
Friedman [1603], Madagascar K001158971 Yes
Buitendag, E. [814], South Africa K001159481 Yes
Dyer, R.A. [s.n.], South Africa K001159487 Yes
Smith, H.H. [1178], Colombia K001165680 Yes
Miller, O.O. [104], Venezuela K001165687 Yes
Bernardi [19874], Taiwan K001169978 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [2092], Thailand K001153341 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [7778], Zambia K001158763 Yes
Ruffo [2164], Tanzania K001158013 Yes
McKee, H.S. [5201], New Caledonia K001155396 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [10479], Zambia K001158752 Yes
Winter, B. de [2768], South Africa K001159485 Yes
Nicholas, A. [2163], South Africa K001159480 Yes
Robinson, E.A. [283], Zambia K001158758 Yes
Angus, A. [3043], Zambia K001158764 Yes
Ngoni, J.F. [73], Zimbabwe K001158774 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [7623], Zambia K001158756 Yes
Herb Q.V.M. [8909], Zimbabwe K001158769 Yes
Florence [11173], French Polynesia K001155565 Yes
Cowper, S.G. [17], Mauritius K001158969 Yes
Green, P.S. [RSNH 1039], Vanuatu K001155347 Yes
André, É.F. [96] K001165675 Yes
Wright, J.M. [239], Malawi K001158747 Yes
Takaindisa, H.M. [14], Zimbabwe K001158777 Yes
Fendler, A. [976], Venezuela K001165681 Yes
s.coll [13047], Venezuela K001165685 Yes
Müller, T. [5], Zimbabwe K001158775 Yes
Rodin, R.J. [2585], South Africa K001159484 Yes
Williams, L.W. [13493], Venezuela K001165686 Yes
Füncke [46] K001165684 Yes
Barthelat, F. [127], Mayotte K001158973 Yes
Schlieben [8274], South Africa K001159483 Yes
Steyermark, J.A. [88841], Venezuela K001165682 Yes
s.coll [737] K001158779 Yes
McLean, S. [123], South Africa K001159479 Yes
Blackmore, S. [151], Malawi K001158744 Yes
Wild, H. [3136], Zambia K001158765 Yes
Scheepers, J.C. [265], South Africa K001159489 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], United Kingdom K001169979 Yes
Onveachusim, H.D. [47234], Nigeria K001155786 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [s.n.], United Kingdom K001169976 Yes
Chapman, J.D. [9481], Malawi K001158745 Yes
s.coll [236], Guatemala K001169984 Yes
Richardson, I.B.K. [4001], Mauritius K001158966 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [5515], Sierra Leone K001155783 Yes
Angus, A. [1201], Zambia K001158749 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [7624], Zambia K001158754 Yes
Pócs, T. [88166/K], Tanzania K001158012 Yes
Brummitt, R.K. [9524], Malawi K001158746 Yes
Hu, S.Y. [10366], Hong Kong K001169981 Yes
Dinsmore, J.E. [s.n.], Syria K001152181 Yes
Bernardi [14830], Mauritius K001158967 Yes
Bourne [s.n.] K001169983 Yes
Lorence, D.H. [2297], Mauritius K001158968 Yes
Tracey, J.A. [44], Colombia K001165677 Yes
Gledhill, D. [764], Nigeria K001155785 Yes
Schlieben, H.-.J. [11316], Mayotte K001158972 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [s.n.], United Kingdom K001169977 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [7622], Zambia K001158755 Yes
s.coll [342], Vanuatu K001155343 Yes
Chiparawasha, O. [462], Zimbabwe K001158776 Yes
Garrett, H.B.G. [1342], Thailand K001153338 Yes
s.coll [5125], Zimbabwe K001158771 Yes
Jervis [s.n.], Colombia K001165674 Yes
MacGregor, W.D. [364], Nigeria K001155784 Yes
Scott-SMith, D.P. [96], South Africa K001159478 Yes
Chipunga, L. [136], Zimbabwe K001158773 Yes
s.coll [1345], Zambia K001158766 Yes
Schlieben [8274], South Africa K001159482 Yes
Moritz [406] K001165683 Yes
Raynal, J. [RSNH 16057], Vanuatu K001155348 Yes
Kerenga, K. [LAE77239], Papua New Guinea K001153789 Yes
Zarucchi, J.L. [4057], Colombia K001165679 Yes
Chanel, S. [149], Vanuatu K001155344 Yes
Vahrmeijer, J. [369], South Africa K001159488 Yes
Robinson, E.A. [2906], Zambia K001158757 Yes
Biegel, H.M. [1954], Zimbabwe K001158772 Yes
Chanel, S. [165], Vanuatu K001155345 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [1262], Zambia K001158753 Yes
Robinson, E.A. [283], Zambia K001158760 Yes
Mitchell, B.L. [25/81], Zambia K001158762 Yes
Simwanda, P. [90], Zambia K001158751 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [4568], Zambia K001158748 Yes
Winit, K. [707], Thailand K001153340 Yes
Herb. Lehmann [K228] K001165678 Yes
Pignal, M.M. [1074], Mayotte K001158974 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [F5394], Zambia K001158759 Yes
Strid, A. [2818], Zambia K001158750 Yes
Werdermann, E. [2391], South Africa K001159486 Yes
Lehmann, F.C. [4711], Ecuador K001165676 Yes
Garrett, H.B.G. [1342], Thailand K001153339 Yes
s.coll [5823], United Kingdom K001169980 Yes
Simon, B.K. [2142], Zimbabwe K001158770 Yes
Glaziou [19730], Brazil Solanum prunifolium K001058511 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [7778], Zambia Solanum seaforthianum var. disjunctum 27156.000 No
s.coll [1] Solanum seaforthianum var. disjunctum K001169986 Yes
s.coll [H456/66], United Kingdom Solanum seaforthianum var. disjunctum K001169985 Yes
Ridley [68], Fernando de Noronha Solanum botryophorum K000590078 Yes
Ridley [68], Fernando de Noronha Solanum botryophorum K000590079 Yes

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