Solanum wendlandii Hook.f.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Solanum wendlandii Hook.f.
  • Common name : Giant potato vine, Potato vine
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated on hill stations, often as an escape.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • Native : Central America
  • World Distribution : Naturalized in Tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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 wendlandii. Downloaded on 23 September 2019.

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