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Solanum longiconicum

Common Name(s)    
Code lgc
Synonyms  
Clade 3+4
Series Conicibaccata
Ploidy Tetraploid (4x)
EBN Unknown
Self-compatible  
Genome
AAPP
Cytoplasm Type M (Hosaka 2014)
Citation
Bitter: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 10: 534. 1912.

Description

Solanum longiconicum distribution Map note

Solanum longiconicum (longiconicum meaning “long cone,” presumably referring to the berries) is a cloud forest species, primarily concentrated in Costa Rica, extending into Panama.  Plants ranging from about 6 inches to 6 feet tall.  Flowers, white, blue, purple, or white with colored stripes.  Berries long and severely pointed.

Condition Level of Resistance Source
     

Glykoalkaloid content

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Cultivation

I have found this species slow and difficult to germinate using the standard conditions for S. tuberosum.

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
             

Crosses with other species

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
             

References

Solanum longiconicum at Solanaceae Source

Solanum longiconicum at GRIN Taxonomy

 

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