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 infundibuliforme

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Description

This species can survive frosts down to 26 degrees F (-3.5 C) (Li 1977).

Condition Level of Resistance Source
 Wart Somewhat resistant Machida-Hirano 2015 
 Potato Leaf Roll Virus  Somewhat resistant Machida-Hirano 2015 
 Colorado Potato Beetle  Somewhat resistant Machida-Hirano 2015 
 Aphids  Somewhat resistant Machida-Hirano 2015 
 Frost  Somewhat resistant Machida-Hirano 2015 
     
     
     
     

Cultivation

The USDA potato genebank has observed that some accessions of this species are dependent upon GA3 for germination (Bamberg 1999).

Crosses with S. tuberosum

 

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
 S. tuberosum S. infundibuliforme  None None     Jackson (1999)
 S. infundibuliforme S. tuberosum None None      Jackson (1999)
             
             
             
             
             
             
             

Crosses with other species

Jackson (1999) found 5-13% 2n pollen for varieties of this species.

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Glykoalkaloid content