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Solanum neocardenasii

Common Name(s) Papa de zorro  
Code  
Synonyms  
Clade Neocardenasii (Spooner 2017)
Series Tuberosa
Ploidy Diploid (2x)
EBN 2
Self-compatible No
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).

Condition Level of Resistance Source
Potato Virus Y Resistant Horvath 1989
Alfalfa Mosaic Virus Resistant Horvath 1989
Aphids Resistant Lapointe 1986
Colorado Potato Beetle Resistant Dimock 1986

Glykoalkaloid content

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Cultivation

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
S. tuberosum S. neocardenasii Low None     Jackson 1999
S. neocardenasii S. tuberosum None None     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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