Solanum torvum Sw.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: At forest edges
Altitude range: 800 - 1100 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native to the Antilles but now an almost pantropical weed.
Malawi distribution: S
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Gonçalves, A.E. (2005). Solanaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(4) Pages 116 - 117.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 178.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Solanum torvum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Solanum torvum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Solanum torvum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Solanum torvum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Solanum torvum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Solanum torvum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Solanum torvum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Solanum torvum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Solanum torvum
Ispot Southern Africa: Solanum torvum
JSTOR Plant Science: Solanum torvum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Solanum torvum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Solanum torvum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Solanum torvum
Tropicos: Solanum torvum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Solanum torvum., retrieved 17 March 2018

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