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Solanum immite

Common Name(s) 
Solanum immite plant
Solanum immite plant
Codeimt
SynonymsS. yamobambense
Clade3
SeriesTuberosa
PloidyDiploid (2x), triploid (3x)
EBN1
Tuberization Photoperiod
Short day
Self-compatibleNo
Genome
PP
Cytoplasm TypeW (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.

ConditionTypeLevel of ResistanceSource
Potato Spindle Tuber ViroidVirusSome resistance 
VerticilliumFungusSome 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

FemaleMaleBerry Set
Seed SetGermPloidySource
S. tuberosumS. immiteNoneNone  Jackson (1999)
       

Crosses with other species

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

FemaleMaleBerry Set
Seed SetGermPloidySource
       

References

Solanum immite at Solanaceae Source

Solanum immite at GRIN Taxonomy

Solanum immite at CIP

 

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