Solanum wendlandii Hook. f.

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Common names: Potato vine (English)
Description: Climber or climbing shrub to 7 m, with scattered hooked short prickles. Leaves pinnately 3-5-lobed. Cymes terminal, many-flowered. Corolla pale blue to mauve, 3-5 cm in diameter, pentagonal-rotate.
Derivation of specific name: wendlandii: for Johann Christoph Wendland, 1755-1828, German gardener and botanist.
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Worldwide distribution: Central and South America.
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Gonçalves, A.E. (2005). Solanaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(4) Page 71.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Solanum wendlandii., retrieved 18 April 2024

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