|Self-compatible||Unknown (probably not)|
||Ochoa: Agronomía (Lima) 26(4): 314. 1959.|
Solanum cajamarquense (cajamarquense indicating that it comes from the region of Cajamarca) is an unusual speces, with a small distribution in northern Peru. It grows at mid-elevations of the Andes from about 6500 to 8500 feet. Plants roughly 16 to 20 inches tall. Stolons long, exceeding two feet. Tubers small and moniliform, like beads on a string. Flowers white. Berries small, less than 1/2 inch, round, striped.
Li (2018) placed this species in Clade 3, a group of Andean diploids, but closely neighboring Clade 1+2, North American 1EBN diploid species.
Some plants of this species produce very heavy trichomes, which presumably acts as an insect deterrent.
|Condition||Type||Level of Resistance||Source|
|Late blight||Fungus||Resistant||Gonzales 2002, Perez 2007|
I have found germination of this species to be very slow, taking between one and three months.
The pesticide carbofuran has been observed to reduce flowering in this species (Centeno-diaz 2007).
Crosses with S. tuberosum
Crosses with other species