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Solanum piurae

Common Name(s)  
Codepur
Synonyms 
Clade3
SeriesPiurana
PloidyDiploid (2x)
EBN2
Self-compatible 
Genome
PP
Cytoplasm Type 

Description

Solanum piurae distribution Map note

Solanum piurae (piurae refers to the origin, Piura, Peru) is a species of limited distribution in northern Peru.  Plants reach about two and a half feet tall.  Flowers white.  Berries small and round.  Native habitat is rocky slopes from 8,200 to 10,800 feet (2500 to 3300 m) (Correll 1962).

Colorado Potato BeetleSomewhat ResistantPelletier 2007

ConditionLevel of ResistanceSource

Glykoalkaloid content

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Cultivation

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

Watanabe (1991) found that 3.5% (which was one one plant) of varieties of this species produced 2n pollen, which would be effectively tetraploid and 4EBN.

FemaleMaleBerry Set
Seed SetPloidyGermSource
S. tuberosum 2x + SliS. piuraeYesModerate  Ordoñez 2014

Crosses with other species

FemaleMaleBerry Set
Seed SetPloidyGermSource
       

References

Solanum piurae at Solanaceae Source

Solanum piurae at GRIN Taxonomy