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Common name

English: Blue potato bush, Paraguay Nightshade

German: Blauer Kartoffelbaum

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2567)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2465)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2085)

      Order: Solanales (91)

        Family: Solanaceae (47)(family description)

          Genus: Lycianthes (3)

            Epithet: rantonnetii (Carriere ex Lesc.) Bitter(1)

Synonym: Solanum rantonnetii Carriere

rantonnetii => after M. Victor Rantonnet

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: blue, purple

External links

Check for Lycianthes rantonnetii at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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