African Plant Database

Solanum aethiopicum L.
Protologue : Cent. Pl. II 10 (1756); Amoen. Acad., Linnaeus ed. 4: 307 (1759)
Information on the genus : Solanum
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Solanum brieyi De Wild. (1914)
=Solanum elskensi De Wild. (1914)
=Solanum geminifolium Thonn. (1827)
=Solanum gilo Raddi (1820)
=Solanum giorgii De Wild. (1914)
=Solanum hybridum Jacq. (1773)
=*Solanum integrifolium auct. non Poir.
=Solanum naumannii Engl. (1887)
=Solanum olivare Pailleux & Bois (1892)
=Solanum ovatifolium De Wild. (1922)
=Solanum aethiopicum var. paaschenianum (H. J. P. Winkl.) Bitter
=Solanum paaschenianum H. J. P. Winkl. (1908)
=Solanum poggei Dammer (1912)
=Solanum sparsespinosum De Wild. (1914)
=Solanum subsessile De Wild. (1914)
=*Solanum sudanense Hammerstein (1919)
=Solanum integrifolium Poir. in Lam. (1797)
=Solanum texense Engelm. & A. Gray (1845)
=Solanum undatum Jacq.
=Solanum obtusifolium Willd. (1814)
=Solanum zuccagnianum Dunal (1813)
=Solanum zuccagnianum var. allogonum Dunal (1852)
=Solanum monteiroi C. H. Wright (1894)
=Solanum indicum subsp. ambifarium Bitter
=Solanum indicum subsp. pervilleanum Bitter
=Solanum aethiopicum var. modicelobatum Bitter
=Solanum aethiopicum var. armatum Bitter
=Solanum gilo var. ellipsoideum Bitter
=Solanum gilo var. erectifructum Bitter
=Solanum gilo var. pierreanum (Pailleux & Bois) Bitter
=Solanum gilo subsp. megalacanthum Bitter
=Solanum gilo var. sparseaculeatum Bitter
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Shrub; Humid, Subhumid; uncertain; 1000-1499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Solanaceae : 164 (2012).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Linnaeus (1759). Amoenitates Academici seu dissertationes variae physicae, medicae… 4: 307
  • BOULOS, L. (1995). Flora of Egypt. Checklist.
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Record n°119860 modified 2008-06-13
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