Solanum tuberosum L.

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Common names: Potato (English)
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Derivation of specific name: tuberosum: having tubers
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: C
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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:

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

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Solanum tuberosum
African Plant Database: 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
iNaturalist: Solanum tuberosum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Solanum tuberosum
JSTOR Plant Science: Solanum tuberosum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Solanum tuberosum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Solanum tuberosum
Plants of the World Online: Solanum tuberosum
Tropicos: Solanum tuberosum
Wikipedia: Solanum tuberosum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Solanum tuberosum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=150770, retrieved 22 October 2020

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