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Solanum longiconicum

Common Name(s)  
Codelgc
Synonyms 
Clade3+4
SeriesConicibaccata
PloidyTetraploid (4x)
EBNUnknown
Self-compatible 
Genome
AAPP
Cytoplasm TypeM (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.

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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

FemaleMaleBerry SetSeed SetGerminationPloidySource
       

Crosses with other species

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References

Solanum longiconicum at Solanaceae Source

Solanum longiconicum at GRIN Taxonomy

 

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