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Solanum buesii

Common Name(s) Atoc papa, Machu papa, Papa del monte  
Code bue
Synonyms  
Clade 4
Series Conicibaccata
Ploidy Diploid (2x)
EBN 2
Self-compatible No
Cytoplasm Type  

Description

Solanum buesii is found in the Ceja de Montana of Peru, a medium elevation zone characterized by relatively warm and humid temperatures.

Tall plants, reaching 2-3 feet and occasionally much taller.  Leaves are narrow.  Flowers blue.  Fruits long and narrow.

Condition Level of Resistance Source
     

Glykoalkaloid content

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Cultivation

I have found seeds of this species slow and difficult to germinate.

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
S. buesii 2x S. tuberosum  High High     Ochoa (2004)

Crosses with other species

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
S. buesii S. laxissimum  High High     Ochoa (2004)
S. buesii S. candolleanum (as S. bukasovii)  High Low     Ochoa (2004)

 

 

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