Solanum wrightii Benth.

Common name

English: Blue Potato Tree, Brazilian Potato Tree, Giant Potato Tree

Mandarin: 大花茄 (da hua qie)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2189)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2096)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1768)

      Order: Solanales (79)

        Family: Solanaceae (41) (family description)

          Genus: Solanum (20)

           Epithet: wrightii Benth. (2)

wrightii => in honor of Charles Wright (1811-1885), an U.S. American botanical collector

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub, tree

Flower colour: blue, purple, violet

External links

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

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