African Plant Database


Solanum pseudocapsicum L.
Family : SOLANACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 184 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Solanum
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Solanum capsicastrum Link
=Solanum diflorum Vell. (1825)
=*Solanum diphyllum Forssk. (1775) non L.
=Solanum hermannioides Schinz (1911)
=Solanum microcarpum Vahl (1791)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Sous-arbuste prostré, jusqu’à 1 m de haut, inerme; jeunes tiges glabres à densément pubescentes, glabrescentes, avec poils dendritiques longs de 0,1–0,5 mm.
Ecology : Parfois s’échappant de culture et subspontané dans les forêts d’Afrique centrale; ailleurs à 0–2600 m.
  Originaire de l’Amérique Centrale et du Sud, du Mexique vers le Brésil et l’Argentine, largement cultivé dans les régions tropicales du monde entier
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Shrub - Ht 0.5 - 2.5 m. Alt: 60 - 2200 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Shrub; Subhumid; Anthropic; 1000-1499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Solanaceae : 144 (2012).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Eur. 3: 198 (1972).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Borges P.A.V., C. Abreu & al. (2008). A list of the terrestrial fungi, flora and fauna of Madeira and Selvagens archipelagos. Direcção Regional do Ambiente da Madeira and Universidade dos Açores

Bibliography other :
  • Fl. Afr. Centrale n.s. Solanaceae: 58 (2020)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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Record n°119789 modified 2009-04-16
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