Solanum mammosum L.

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Common names: Nipple fruit (English)
Status: Cultivated
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 272.

Gonçalves, A.E. (2005). Solanaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(4) Page 70.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Solanum mammosum
Flora of Malawi: cultivated Solanum mammosum
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Solanum mammosum
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Solanum mammosum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Solanum mammosum
African Plant Database: Solanum mammosum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Solanum mammosum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Solanum mammosum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Solanum mammosum
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iNaturalist: Solanum mammosum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Solanum mammosum
JSTOR Plant Science: Solanum mammosum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Solanum mammosum
Plants of the World Online: Solanum mammosum
Tropicos: Solanum mammosum
Wikipedia: Solanum mammosum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Solanum mammosum., retrieved 1 December 2023

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