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Solanum

 

 

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderSolanalesPotatoes, eggplants, tomatoes, peppers, tobacco, petunias, sweet potatoes, morning glories, many others
FamilySolanaceaeNightshade or potato family
GenusSolanum“Quieting,” for the narcotic effect of some species

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Solanum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 26 May 2010.

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Solanum

(Solanum) · 9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 14 × 9" (35 × 23 cm) Species not yet identified

Solanum

(Solanum) · 9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm) Species not yet identified

Solanum

(Solanum) · 9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 15 cm) Species not yet identified