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Solanum buesii

Common Name(s)Atoc papa, Machu papa, Papa del monte (Ochoa 2004), Jaracca (Correll 1962)A black and white photo of a tray of Solanum brevicaule tubers. They are about 1 to 2 inches long, oval, and similar in form to baking potatoes.
Codebue
Synonyms 
Clade4
SeriesConicibaccata
PloidyDiploid (2x)
EBN2
Tuberization PhotoperiodUnknown
Self-compatibleNo
Genome
AA
Cytoplasm Type 
Citation
Vargas: Revista Argent. Agron. 10:396. 1943

Description

Solanum buesii distribution map Map copyright Google
Solanum buesii distribution map

Solanum buesii (buesii in honor of Peruvian botanist C. Bues) is found in the Ceja de Montana of Peru, at 7,900 to 11,800 feet (2400 to 3600 m), a region 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.

Resistances

ConditionTypeLevel of ResistanceSource

Glykoalkaloid content

No information.

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Cultivation

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

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

FemaleMaleBerry Set
Seed SetGermPloidySource
S. buesiiS. tuberosum 2x HighHigh  Ochoa (2004)

Crosses with other species

FemaleMaleBerry Set
Seed SetGermPloidySource
S. buesiiS. candolleanum (as S. bukasovii) HighLow  Ochoa (2004)
S. buesiiS. laxissimum HighHigh  Ochoa (2004)

References

Solanum buesii at Solanaceae Source

Solanum buesii at GRIN Taxonomy

Solanum buesii at CIP

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