Solanum oxycarpum

Synonyms: S. reconditum

Series: Conicibaccata

EBN: 2

Ploidy: Tetraploid

Segregation: Unknown (likely disomic)

Self-compatible: No

Cytoplasm Type: W (Hosaka 2014)

Description

A central Mexican species, primarily found in cloud forest habitats.  Plants reach six feet tall.  Flowers blue to purple.  Berries long and conical.

Condition Level of Resistance Source
 Late Blight Somewhat resistant Machida-Hirano 2015
 Colorado Potato Beetle Somewhat resistant Machida-Hirano 2015
     

Glykoalkaloid content

Cultivation

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
             

Crosses with other species

Watanabe (1991) found that 9.2% of varieties of this species produced 2n pollen, which would be effectively octaploid and 4EBN.

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
             

 

 

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