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Solanum giganteum Jacq.

Common name

English: Red Bitter Apple


Kingdom: Plantae (2335)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2237)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1893)

      Order: Solanales (83)

        Family: Solanaceae (44) (family description)

          Genus: Solanum (22)

           Epithet: giganteum Jacq. (4)

Synonym: Solanum niveum Thunb.

giganteum => gigantic, unusually higher than the type

niveum => snow white


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: blue, white

External links

Check for Solanum giganteum at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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