Solanum diphyllum L.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (Nightshade Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BAINGAN FAMILY (बैंगन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : SOLANACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Solanum diphyllum L.
  • Common name : Twoleaf Nightshade
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grown as medicinal plant
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in gardens
  • Key identification features : Shrub, corolla creamy-white
  • Flower, Fruit : March-September
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy & Noel Sebastian
  • Collection Date : 23-11-2018
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-1753
  • Collection Locality : Chinnakanal, Idukki district, Kerala
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
  • Native : Mexico and Central America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Herbarium specimen from Chinnakanal, Idukki district, Kerala
  • 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 diphyllum. Downloaded on 7 June 2020.

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