Solanum tuberosum L.

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Synonyms:
Common names: Potato (English)
Description:
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: tuberosum: having tubers
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Growth form(s):
Insects associated with this species: Ariathisa abyssinia (Larval food plant)
Mentaxya ignicollis (Larval foodplant)
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Literature:

Gonçalves, A.E. (2005). Solanaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(4) Page 71.

Other sources of information about Solanum tuberosum:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: cultivated Solanum tuberosum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Solanum tuberosum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Solanum tuberosum
African Plant Database: Solanum tuberosum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Solanum tuberosum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Solanum tuberosum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Solanum tuberosum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Solanum tuberosum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Solanum tuberosum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Solanum tuberosum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Solanum tuberosum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Solanum tuberosum
Ispot Southern Africa: Solanum tuberosum
JSTOR Plant Science: Solanum tuberosum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Solanum tuberosum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Solanum tuberosum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Solanum tuberosum
Tropicos: Solanum tuberosum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Solanum tuberosum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=150770, retrieved 12 December 2017

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