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The Endemic Plants of Chile

Solanaceae

Solanum brachyantherum Phil.

Place of Publication

Anales Univ. Chile 43: 522 (1873a)

Type citation

Chile, region III (Atacama), port of Huasco, R.A. Philippi s.n. (lectotype: SGO 42735, designated by Bennett (2008) p. 77: isotype: SGO 55576).

Synonyms

References

  • Philippi R.A. (1873a)

    Philippi, R.A. 1873a. Descripcion de las plantas nuevas incorporadas últimamente en el herbario chileno. Anales de la Universidad de Chile 43: 479-583

  • Bennett (2008)

    Bennett , J.R. 2008. Revison of Solanum Section Regmandra (Solanaceae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany, 65(1):69-112

Iconography

  • Bennett (2008): Fig. 2(a-f)

Descriptions

  • Bennett (2008)

Habit

Erect or decumbent annual or perennial 50–100 cm tall.

Key characteristics

Easily identified by the size of the flowers which are much smaller (5–7 mm in diameter) than any of the other related species. The leaf segments are only about 1 mm wide, and are much narrower than those of either S. remyanum or S. multifidum.

Notes

Seed of this species is banked by the national seed bank of Chile, INIA.