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Solanum minutifoliolum

Common Name(s)  
Codemin
Synonyms 
Clade3
SeriesTuberosa
PloidyDiploid (2x)
EBN1
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.

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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

FemaleMaleBerry Set
Seed SetPloidyGermSource
       

Crosses with other species

FemaleMaleBerry Set
Seed SetPloidyGermSource
       

References

Solanum minutifoliolum at Solanaceae Source

Solanum minutifoliolum at GRIN Taxonomy