African Plant Database

Solanum macrocarpon L.
Protologue : Mant. Pl. Altera 205 (1771)
Information on the genus : Solanum
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Solanum crassifolium Salisb. (1796)
=Solanum dimorphum Matsum.
=Solanum macrocarpon var. calvum Bitter
=Solanum mors-elephantum Dammer (1894)
=Solanum thonningianum Jacq.
=Solanum atropo Schumach. & Thonn.
=Solanum macrocarpon var. parcesetosum Bitter
=Solanum macrocarpon var. primovestitum Bitter
=Solanum macrocarpon var. setosiciliatum Bitter
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Shrub - Ht 0.5 - 1.5 m. Alt: 35 - 1525 m. Distribution: EC, KN
Biol./Eco : Herb, Shrub; Humid, Subhumid; uncertain; 1000-1499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Solanaceae : 210 (2012).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°119820 modified 2007-04-02
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