Solanum pubescens Willd.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (Nightshade Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BAINGAN FAMILY (बैंगन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : SOLANACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Solanum conanthum Dunal
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Vernacular name : Kattusundal, Chundal (Tamil); Ushti chettu, Kasivuste (Telugu)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Dry decisuous forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1000m.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Collector(s) Name : K.Sankara Rao, Arun Singh R, Raja K.Swamy & Siddarth
  • Collection Date : 26/10/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0106
  • Collection Locality : Bakharapet ghat, Talakona-Tirupati road, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Chittoor district, Guntur district, Prakasam district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kolar district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Coimbatore district, Salem district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • 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 pubescens. Downloaded on 1 December 2022.

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