This page is a draft, part of our ongoing wild potato project. I’ll probably be adding information to the species pages through 2020 at least, but I’m making them public since they may be useful even incomplete.

Solanum burkartii

Common Name(s): Papa del puro macho

Synonyms: S. irosinum

Series: Conicibaccata

EBN: Unknown (Probably 2)

Ploidy: Diploid

Segregation: Disomic

Self-compatible: Unknown (Probably not.)

Cytoplasm Type:

Description

Plants 2.5 to 3 feet tall and occasionally much taller.  Long, narrow leaves.  Dark purple flowers.  Conical fruits.  Very long stolons – 3 feet or more.  Tubers are large for a wild species – four to five inches long and an inch in diameter.

It’s natural environment is moist ravines with rich soil (Ochoa 2004).

Condition Level of Resistance Source
     

Glykoalkaloid content

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
             

 

 

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