African Plant Database

Solanum torvum Sw.
Protologue : Prodr. (Swartz) 47 (1788) 
Information on the genus : Solanum
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Solanum ferrugineum Jacq. (1798)
=Solanum daturifolium Dunal
=Solanum ficifolium Ortega
=Solanum largifolium C. T. White
=Solanum mannii var. compactum (C. H. Wright) C. H. Wright
=Solanum torvum var. compactum C. H. Wright
=Solanum mannii C. H. Wright (1894)
=Solanum mayanum Lundell (1942)
=Solanum verapazense Standl. & Steyerm. (1940)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial - Tree, Shrub - Ht 1 - 4 m. Alt: 10 - 200 m. Distribution: KN
Biol./Eco : Shrub; Humid, Subhumid; Forest, Anthropic; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 33[1&2]: 13-15 (2003).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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Record n°119824 modified 2007-04-17
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