Potato: Genetics – The Basics

Last year, I put together a summary of potato color genetics and ever since I have been getting emails asking questions.  A lot of those questions center on how to use the information.  I’m happy to try to answer those questions to the best of my ability, because I think potato genetics are fun.  This […]

Solanum x blanco-galdosii

Return to Wild Potato Index Purchase seeds or tubers of Solanum x blanco-galdosii Common Name(s) Papa de Gentil Code blg Synonyms   Clade 3 Series Piurana Ploidy Diploid (2x) EBN 2 Self-compatible   Cytoplasm Type W (Hosaka 2014) Citation Ochoa: Anales Ci., Univ. Nac. Agrar., Lima 11:157-160. 1973 Description S. x blanco-galdosii (blanco-galdosii, in honor […]

Solanum brevicaule

Return to Wild Potato Index Purchase seeds or tubers of Solanum brevicaule Solanum brevicaule Common Name(s) Alcco papa, Apharuma, Atoc papa, Charca, C’kita papa, Ckascke, Jamach’i ch’ogue, Jamppatu papa, Llutu arac, Llutu papa, Papa de Perdiz, Papa de Zorro, Piscco papa Code brc Synonyms S. alandiae, S. anomalocalyx, S. avilesii, S. boliviense subsp. virgultorum, S. […]

Solanum boliviense

Return to Wild Potato Index Purchase seeds or tubers of Solanum boliviense Solanum boliviense Common Name(s) Hampatu papa, Qquita papa Code blv Synonyms S. alticola,  S. astleyi, S. megistacrolobum, S. sanctae-rosae, S. toralapanum, S. ureyi Clade 4 Series Megistacroloba Ploidy Diploid (2x) EBN 2 Self-compatible No Cytoplasm Type W, W2 (Hosaka 2009) Citation Dunal: A. […]

Solanum berthaultii

Return to Wild Potato Index Purchase seeds or tubers of Solanum berthaultii Solanum berthaultii Common Name(s) Ck’ipa ch’ogue, Ita papa, Lluttu papa  Code ber Synonyms S. flavoviridens, S. tarijense, S. trigalense, S. x litusinum, S. x zudaniense Clade 4 Series Tuberosa Ploidy Diploid (2x), Triploid (3x) EBN 2 Self-compatible No Cytoplasm Type W (Hosaka 2009, […]

Solanum andreanum

Return to Wild Potato Index Purchase seeds or tubers of Solanum andreanum Solanum andreanum Common Name(s) Papa de vieja Code adr Synonyms S. baezense, S. burtonii, S. correllii, S. cyanophyllum, S. paucijugum, S. pichinchense, S. regularifolium, S. serratoris, S. solisii, S. suffrutescens, S. tuquerrense Clade 3 Series Tuberosa Ploidy Diploid (2x), tetraploid (4x) EBN 2 […]

Solanum albornozii

Return to Wild Potato Index Purchase seeds or tubers of Solanum albornozii Solanum albornozii Common Name(s)   Code abz Synonyms   Clade 3 Series Piurana Ploidy Diploid (2x) EBN 2 Self-compatible   Cytoplasm Type   Citation Correll: Wrightia 2: 178. 1961. Description Solanum albornozii (albornozii, in honor of Ecuadorian potato expert Guillermo Albornoz) is a […]

Solanum ajanhuiri

Return to Wild Potato Index Purchase tubers of Solanum ajanhuiri Solanum ajanhuiri Common Name(s) Yari   Code ajn Synonyms Solanum x ajanhuiri Clade 4 Series Tuberosa Ploidy Diploid (2x) EBN 2 Self-compatible No Cytoplasm Type P Citation Bukasov: Trudy Vsesoyuzn. S”ezda Gen. Selekts. Semenov. Plemen. Zhivotnov.3: 603. 1929. Description S. ajanhuiri (ajanhuri is a Latinization […]

Solanum acroscopicum

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.

Return to Wild Potato Index Purchase seeds or tubers of Solanum acroscopicum Solanum acroscopicum Common Name(s)   Code acs Synonyms S. lopez-camarenae Clade 4 Series Tuberosa Ploidy Diploid (2x) EBN 2 Self-compatible No Cytoplasm Type W, M (Hosaka 2009, as W, C) Citation Ochoa: Agronomía (Lima) 18: 130. 1953. Description Solanum acroscopicum (acroscopicum refers to […]

Solanum acroglossum

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.

Return to Wild Potato Index Purchase seeds or tubers of Solanum acroglossum Solanum acroglossum Common Name(s) Papa de Amaa, Auqui Papa Code acg Synonyms   Clade 3 Series Piurana Ploidy Diploid (2x) EBN 2 Self-compatible No Cytoplasm Type W (Hosaka 2009) Citation Juzepczuk: Izv. Akad. Nauk SSSR, Ser. Biol. 2: 313. 1937. Description Solanum acroglossum […]