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 limbaniense

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EBN: 2

Ploidy: Diploid

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Description

Solanum limbaniense (limbaniense for the Limbani region of the Sandia province of Peru) is a species with a small distribution in southern Peru, very near to the Bolivian border.

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Glykoalkaloid content

Cultivation

I have found seeds of this species easy to germinate using the standard conditions for S. tuberosumBamberg (2018) found that alternating temperatures increased germination in this species.

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

 

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

Crosses with other species

 

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