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 neocardenasii

Common Name(s): Papa de zorro

Synonyms:

Series: Tuberosa

EBN: 2

Ploidy: Diploid

Segregation: Disomic

Self-compatible: No

Cytoplasm Type:

Description

A dryland species from eastern Bolivia.  Plants roughly six inches to a foot tall.  Stolons about a foot long.  Tubers small, less than an inch, round to ovoid.  Flowers white.  Berries round, about half an inch in diameter.

Condition Level of Resistance Source
Potato Virus Y Resistant Horvath 1989
Alfalfa Mosaic Virus Resistant Horvath 1989

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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