Solanum hispidum Pers.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Solanum asperolanatum Ruiz & Pav.
  • Vernacular name : Saambalkeerai (Tamil)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills above 1000m,sometimes as a gregarious weed of wasteland.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-March
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • Native : South America
  • World Distribution : Naturalised in other tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Solanum hispidum. Downloaded on 21 September 2019.

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