Solanum lycocarpum A. St. Hil.

Common name

English: Wolf Apple

Portuguese: Lobeira

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2288)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2190)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1850)

      Order: Solanales (80)

        Family: Solanaceae (41) (family description)

          Genus: Solanum (21)

           Epithet: lycocarpum A. St. Hil. (1)

lycocarpum => wolf's fruit - fruit important part of the diet for the Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: purple

External links

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

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