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Solanum neocardenasii

Common Name(s)Papa de zorro 
Code 
Synonyms 
CladeNeocardenasii (Spooner 2017)
SeriesTuberosa
PloidyDiploid (2x)
EBN2
Self-compatibleNo
Genome
Unknown (BB or PP?)
Cytoplasm Type 
Citation
Hawkes & Hjerting: Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 86: 411. 1983.

Description

Solanum neocardenasii distribution Map note

A dryland species from eastern Bolivia.  Plants roughly six inches to a foot tall.  Stolons about a foot long.  Tubers small, less than an inch, round to ovoid.  Flowers white.  Berries round, about half an inch in diameter.

S. neocardenasii and its close relative S. stipuloideum appear to be the closest South American relatives to the North American wild potato species (Spooner 2018).

This species has both type A and B glandular trichomes which provide resistance to aphids by entrapment, similar to S. berthaultii (Lapointe 1986).

ConditionLevel of ResistanceSource
Potato Virus YResistantHorvath 1989
Alfalfa Mosaic VirusResistantHorvath 1989
AphidsResistantLapointe 1986
Colorado Potato BeetleResistantDimock 1986

Glykoalkaloid content

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Cultivation

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

FemaleMaleBerry SetSeed SetGerminationPloidySource
S. tuberosumS. neocardenasiiLowNone  Jackson 1999
S. neocardenasiiS. tuberosumNoneNone  Jackson 1999

Crosses with other species

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References

Solanum neocardenasii at Solanaceae Source

Solanum neocardenasii at GRIN Taxonomy

 

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