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Solanum immite

Common Name(s)  
Solanum immite plant
Solanum immite plant
Code imt
Synonyms S. yamobambense
Clade 3
Series Tuberosa
Ploidy Diploid (2x), triploid (3x)
EBN 1
Tuberization Photoperiod
Short day
Self-compatible No
Genome
PP
Cytoplasm Type W (Hosaka 2009)
Citation
Dunal: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 13(1):32. 1852

Description

Solanum immite distribution map
Solanum immite distribution map

Solanum immite (immite means rough) is a Peruvian species.  Plants reach a foot tall or a little more.  White flowers.

Resistances

This species can survive frosts down to 27 degrees F (-3 C) (Li 1977).  Vega (1995) found that this species is about as frost tolerant as domesticated potato.

Condition Type Level of Resistance Source
Early Blight Fungus Not resistant Jansky 2008
Late Blight Fungus Not resistant Bachmann-Pfabe 2019
Potato Spindle Tuber Viroid Virus Some resistance  
Soft rot (P. carotovorum) Bacteria Not resistant Chung 2011
Verticillium Fungus Some resistance  

Glykoalkaloid content

No information

Images

Solanum immite plant
Solanum immite plant
Solanum immite flower buds
Solanum immite flower buds
Solanum immite plant
Solanum immite plant
 
       
       

Cultivation

I have found seeds of this species easy to germinate using the standard conditions for S. tuberosum.

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

Female Male Berry Set
Seed Set Germ Ploidy Source
S. tuberosum S. immite None None     Jackson (1999)
             

Crosses with other species

Jackson (1999) found 7% 2n pollen from varieties of this species.

Female Male Berry Set
Seed Set Germ Ploidy Source
             

References

Solanum immite at Solanaceae Source

Solanum immite at GRIN Taxonomy

Solanum immite at CIP

 

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