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This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to Peru. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 2500 - 2700 m.; Andes.
Habit
Hierba, subarbusto
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 2500 - 2700 m.
Habit
Herb or subshrub.
Distribution
Native and cultivated in Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.

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[UPB]
Gene Sources
Crop wild relatives which may possess beneficial traits of value in breeding programmes (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

Spanish
Pepino silvestre, pepino, pepinito redondo, pepino dulce, pepino morado.

Solanum muricatum Aiton appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Scott, H. [58] K001169669
Wood, J.J. [1072] 64315.000
Gamble, J.S. [30076], United Kingdom K001169665
Ruiz, H. [8/64], Peru K001164863
s.coll [2001], Zambia K001169664
s.coll [s.n.] K001169670
Jackson, I.H. [H29/49], Kenya K001169668
Mandon, G. [394], Bolivia Solanum muricatum var. papillosistylum K000585586 Unknown type material
Mandon, G. [394], Bolivia Solanum muricatum var. papillosistylum K001164864
Seibert, R.J. [2176], Peru Solanum muricatum f. glaberrimum K001164867

First published in Hort. Kew. 1: 250 (1789)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Crop wild relative Inventory https://www.cwrdiversity.org/checklist/ in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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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/
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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/
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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