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Solanum x michoacanum

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

Images

Tubers of the wild potato species Solanum x michoacanum
Solanum x michoacanum tubers
     
       
       

Cultivation

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

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Crosses with other species

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References

Solanum x michoacanum at Solanaceae Source

Solanum x michoacanum at GRIN Taxonomy