Solanum denticulatum Blume

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (Nightshade Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BAINGAN FAMILY (बैंगन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : SOLANACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lycianthes denticulata (Blume) Bitter
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Shola forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1300m in shade, especially on shola floor.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Malay Islands
  • 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; 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 denticulatum. Downloaded on 1 December 2022.

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