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Solanum minutifoliolum

Common Name(s)   A black and white photo of a tray of Solanum brevicaule tubers. They are about 1 to 2 inches long, oval, and similar in form to baking potatoes.
Code min
Synonyms  
Clade 3
Series Tuberosa
Ploidy Diploid (2x)
EBN 1
Self-compatible  
Genome
PP
Cytoplasm Type  
Citation
Correll: Wrightia 2: 191. 1961.

Description

Solanum minutifoliolum distribution Map note

Solanum minutifoliolum (minutifoliolum meaning small leaflets) is a species of small distribution in central Ecuador, growing at elevations of 5,000 to 9,500 feet (1500 to 2900 m).  Plants grow to about three feet tall.  Flowers stellate and blue to purple.

Resistances

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Glykoalkaloid content

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Cultivation

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

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

Female Male Berry Set
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Crosses with other species

Female Male Berry Set
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References

Solanum minutifoliolum at Solanaceae Source

Solanum minutifoliolum at GRIN Taxonomy