This page is a draft, part of our ongoing wild potato project. I’ll probably be adding information to the species pages through 2020 at least, but I’m making them public since they may be useful even incomplete.

Solanum dolichocremastrum

Common Name(s):

Synonyms: S. chavinense, S. huanucense

Series:

EBN: 1

Ploidy: Diploid

Segregation: Disomic

Self-compatible: No

Cytoplasm Type: M (Hosaka 2009, as C)

Description

Vega (1995) found that this species is less frost tolerant than domesticated potato.

Condition Level of Resistance Source
     

Glykoalkaloid content

Cultivation

I have found this species difficult to germinate.  It may require different conditions than the standard for S. tuberosum.

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

 

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
 S. tuberosum S. dolichocremastrum Low None     Jackson (1999)
             

Crosses with other species

Jackson (1999) found 1-4% 2n pollen for varieties of this species.

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source