This page is a draft, part of our ongoing wild potato project. I’ll probably be adding information to the species pages through 2020 at least, but I’m making them public since they may be useful even incomplete.

Solanum okadae

Common Name(s): Monte ch’ogue


Series: Tuberosa

EBN: ?

Ploidy: Diploid

Segregation: Disomic

Self-compatible: No

Cytoplasm Type:


A western Bolivian species, growing in moist mid-elevation habitats.  Plants about a foot tall.  Stolons two feet long or more.  Tubers round to ovoid, reaching about an inch in diameter.  Flowers white.  Berries round and a little more than 1/2 inch in diameter.

Ochoa (1990) notes that this species is unusually vulnerable to late blight.

Condition Level of Resistance Source

Glykoalkaloid content



Crosses with S. tuberosum

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
S. tuberosum S. okadae Low Low     Jackson (1999)
S. okadae S. tuberosum None None     Jackson (1999)

Crosses with other species

Jackson (1999) found 4-10% 2n pollen for varieties of this species.

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source



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