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Solanum torvum Sw.
Protologue : Prodr. (Swartz) 47 (1788) 
Information on the genus : Solanum
 
 
Status
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
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Arbuste dressé, jusqu’à 3 m de haut; ramilles étalées; jeune tige cylindrique, ligneuse et faiblement à densément pubescente à poils étoilés, parfois inerme ou munie d’épines courbées atteignant 10 mm.
Ecology : Forêts secondaires, sites rudéralisés, savanes, bords de villages, jachères; de 150–1500 m.
  Originaire de l’Amérique centrale et des Caraïbes.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial - Tree, Shrub - Ht 1 - 4 m. Alt: 10 - 200 m. Distribution: KN
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Shrub; Humid, Subhumid; Forest, Anthropic; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:346 (2012)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 33[1&2]: 13-15 (2003).

Bibliography other :
  • Fl. Afr. Centrale n.s. Solanaceae: 88 (2020)
 
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
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Record n°119824 modified 2007-04-17
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