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Solanum nigrum L.
Family : SOLANACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 186 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Solanum
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Solanum nigrum L. subsp. nigrum
 Solanum nigrum L. var. nigrum
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Solanum guineense (L.) Lam. (1799) (1797), non L. (1754)
=Solanum kifinikense Bitter (1912)
=Solanum nigrum var. villosum L. (1753)
=Solanum suffruticosum Schousb. ex Willd. (1809)
=Solanum nigrum var. suffruticosum (Schousb. ex Willd.) Moris (1859)
=Solanum nigrum var. induratum Boiss.
=Solanum nigrum var. aurantium Maire (1928)
=Solanum nigrum var. elbaensis Täckh. & Boulos (1974)
=Solanum nigrum var. incisum Täckh. & Boulos (1974)
=Solanum nigrum var. vulgare L.
=Solanum miniatum var. villosissimum Dunal (1852)
=Solanum nigrum var. villosissimum (Dunal) Fiori (1901)
=Solanum pterocaulon Dunal (1813)
=Solanum nigrum var. pterocaulos (Dunal) Batt. (1890)
=Solanum decipens Opiz (1843)
=Solanum nigrum var. laevigatum Lowe
=Solanum nigrum var. velutinum Lowe (1872)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Solanum nigrum L. subsp. nigrum
Solanum nigrum L. var. nigrum
Solanum nigrum subsp. schultesii (Opiz) Wessely (1960)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual -Herb - Ht 0.3 - 0.85 m. Alt: 15 - 2685 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Solanaceae : 124 (2012).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 603 (1966).
  • J. S. African Bot. : 425 (1984).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 129-130 (1985).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 54 (1986).
  • Strelitzia 6: 623 (1997).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 362 (1997).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1890). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(4): 620  
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 3: 661 (1934). 
  • NÈGRE, R. (1962). Petite flore des régions arides du Maroc occidental. 2: 188
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 2: 822 (1963).
  • Fl. Eur. 3: 197 (1972).
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1978). Flora of Libya. 62: 6
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 2: 821 (1981).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 2 Ketres 2: 353 
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 3: 39 (2002).
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
 
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Map
carte afrique num 119782
 
Record n°119782 modified 2007-04-02
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