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Solanum x aemulans

Common Name(s)  
Code aem
Synonyms S. acaule subsp. aemulans, S. acaule var. aemulans, S. x indunii
Clade 4
Series Acaulia
Ploidy Tetraploid, less frequently triploid
EBN 2
Self-compatible Yes
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Description

Solanum x aemulans distribution Map note

Solanum x aemulans has had a complex taxonomic history.  It was originally described as a species, then a variety of S. acaule, then a subspecies of S. acaule, back to a variety of S. acaule, and most recently as a naturally occuring hybrid of S. acaule and S. boliviense.

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Cultivation

I have found this species slow to germinating, taking about twice as long as S. tuberosum under the same conditions.

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

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Crosses with other species

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