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This species is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Madagascar

Introduced into:

Algeria

Solanum pyracanthos Lam. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Phillipson, P.B. [2690], Madagascar K000212415
Andriamahay, M. [1290], Madagascar K001158963
Andriamahay, M. [1323], Madagascar K001158964

First published in Tabl. Encycl. 2: 21 (1794)

Accepted by

  • PBI Solanum Project (2014-continuously updated). Solanaceae Source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family http://www.solanaceaesource.org/.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0