Genus:
Solanum L.

Solanum grandiflorum Ruiz & Pav.

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. South America. It is used as a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Guiana Shield. Elevation range: 50–780 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Guainía, Quindío, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Shrub, Small tree, Tree.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.

[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. 50 - 780 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto, arbolito, árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
cojaca, cucubo, cujaco, pepito, tachuelo

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Gene Sources
Used as gene sources.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

Introduced into:

Assam, India, Marianas

Solanum grandiflorum Ruiz & Pav. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2011 Krukoff, B.A. [8866], Brazil K000983090 Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Santos, J.U. [102], Brazil K000983089 Yes
Cazalet, P.C.D. [7769], Ecuador K000545820 Yes
Knapp, S. [6565], Peru K001164024 Yes
Knapp, S. [6508], Peru K001164027 Yes
Plowman, T.C. [3224], Colombia K001164030 Yes
Knapp, S. [6572], Peru K001164025 Yes
Knapp, S. [6332], Peru K001164021 Yes
Plowman, T.C. [2285], Colombia K001164007 Yes
Fendler [2610], Venezuela K001164008 Yes
Stork, H.E. [9461], Peru K001164020 Yes
Plowman, T.C. [4197], Colombia K000545825 Yes
Lugo S, H. [1], Ecuador K001164013 Yes
Lleras, E. [P17133], Peru K001164022 Yes
Sprague, T.A. [360], Colombia K000545819 Yes
Caity, G. [161], Bolivia K001164029 Yes
Hall [s.n.] K001164009 Yes
Øllgaard, B. [57053], Ecuador K001164015 Yes
Lugo S, H. [988], Ecuador K001164014 Yes
Plowman, T.C. [2330], Colombia K001164005 Yes
Schunke Vigo, J. [4791], Peru K001164019 Yes
Plowman, T.C. [11395], Peru K001164018 Yes
Thomas, S.M. [16/1], Peru K001164017 Yes
Knapp, S. [6501], Peru K001164026 Yes
Lugo S, H. [3641], Ecuador K001164012 Yes
Lugo S, H. [2352], Ecuador K001164011 Yes
Plowman, T.C. [2568], Peru K001164016 Yes
Jativa, C. [5325], Peru K000545841 Yes
Goudot, J. [6] K001164006 Yes
Peru K000585523 Yes
Carlquist, S. [7143], Peru K001164028 Yes
Belshaw, C.M. [3329], Peru K000545834 Yes
Fendler, A. [992], Venezuela K001164010 Yes
Knapp, S. [6299], Ecuador K000545823 Yes
illegible [s.n.], Peru K000585522 Yes
Brandbyge, J. [30457], Ecuador K000545822 Yes
Carlquist, S. [7388], Peru K001164023 Yes

First published in Fl. Peruv. 2: 35 (1799)

Accepted by

  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • PBI Solanum Project (2014-continuously updated). Solanaceae Source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family http://www.solanaceaesource.org/.

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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.

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
  • Castañeda, R.R. (1991). Frutas silvestres de Colombia. Instituto Colombiano de Cultura Hispánica.
  • Dempewolf, H., Eastwood, R. J., Guarino, L., Khoury, C. K., Müller, J. V. & Toll, J. (2014). Adapting agriculture to climate change: a global initiative to collect, conserve, and use crop wild relatives. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 38, 369-377.
  • 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/
  • Plants for malaria, plants for fever: Medicinal species in Latin America, a bibliographic survey: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
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    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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