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Solanum x michoacanum

Common Name(s)   A black and white photo of a tray of Solanum brevicaule tubers. They are about 1 to 2 inches long, oval, and similar in form to baking potatoes.
Code mch
Synonyms Solanum jamesii var. michoacanum
Clade 1
Series Pinnatisecta
Ploidy Diploid (2x)
EBN Unknown (probably 1EBN)
Self-compatible  
Genome
Unknown (BB?)
Cytoplasm Type  
Citation
Rydberg: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 51: 171. 1924.

Description

Solanum x michoacanum distribution Map note

Solanum x michoacanum (michoacanum meaning that it’s origin in Michoacan, Mexico) is a natural hybrid species thought to be a cross of S. bulbocastanum and S. pinnatisectum. Plants reach about a foot tall.  White flowers.  Round berries.

Jarvis (2008) predicts that this species will become extinct in the wild by 2055 due to climate change.

Resistances

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Glykoalkaloid content

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Cultivation

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
             

Crosses with other species

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
             

References

Solanum x michoacanum at Solanaceae Source

Solanum x michoacanum at GRIN Taxonomy

 

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