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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Solanum

cockroach berry
erubia
false Jerusalem cherry
gilo
horse nettle
horsenettle
marron bacoba
nightshade
wonderberry

Hierarchical position of the Genus Solanum

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
  
   Subclassis  Lamiidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 178. 25 Mar 1993.
  
   SuperOrdo  Solananae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
  
   Ordo  Solanales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 20. 1829.
common name: Polemoniales
  
   Subordo  Solanineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 180. Mai 1898.
  
   Familia  Solanaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 124. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Potatos, tomato, peppers
  
   Subfamilia  Solanoideae Kostel.
pub. Allg. Med.-Pharm. Fl. 3: 939. Apr-Dec 1834.
  
   Tribus  Solaneae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 24. 1829.
  
   Subtribus  Solaninae Dunal in DC.
pub. Prodr. 13(1): 4, 23. 10 Mai 1852.
  
   Genus  Solanum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: nightshade
  

Named members of the Genus Solanum

1
   Species  aculeastrum Dunal
common name: sodaapple nightshade
2
   Species  aculeatissimum sensu Schulz, non Jacq.
syn. Solanum capsicoides
3
   Species  adscendens Sendtner
common name: sonoita nightshade
4
   Species  aethiopicum L.
common name: Ethiopian nightshade
5
   Species  alatum Moench
syn. Solanum villosum
6
   Species  americanum P. Mill.
 
7
   Varietas  baylisii D'Arcy
syn. Solanum nigrescens
8
   Varietas  nodiflorum (Jacq.) Edmonds
syn. Solanum americanum
9
   Varietas  patulum (L.) Edmonds
syn. Solanum americanum
10
   Species  antillarum O.E. Schulz
syn. Solanum nudum
11
   Species  auriculatum Ait.
syn. Solanum mauritianum
12
   Species  aviculare G. Forst.
common name: New Zealand nightshade
13
   Species  bahamense L.
 
14
   Varietas  bahamense
common name: Bahama nightshade
15
   Varietas  luxurians D'Arcy
common name: Bahama nightshade
16
   Varietas  rugelii D'Arcy
common name: Rugel's nightshade
17
   Species  blodgettii Chapman
syn. Solanum donianum
18
   Species  bulbocastanum Dunal
common name: ornamental nightshade
19
   Species  burbankii Bitter
common name: wonderberry
20
   Species  californicum Dunal
syn. Solanum umbelliferum var. incanum
21
   Species  campechiense L.
common name: redberry nightshade
22
   Species  capsicastrum Link ex Schauer
common name: false Jerusalem cherry
23
   Species  capsicoides All.
common name: cockroach berry
24
   Species  cardiophyllum Lindl.
common name: heaftleaf horsenettle
25
   Species  caribaeum Dunal
syn. Solanum americanum
26
   Species  carolinense L.
common name: Carolina nightshade, horse nettle
  
 
27
   Varietas  carolinense
common name: Carolina horsenettle
28
   Varietas  floridanum (Shuttlw. ex Dunal) Chapman
common name: Florida horsenettle
29
   Varietas  hirsutum (Nutt.) Gray
common name: Carolina horsenettle
30
   Species  chenopodioides Lam.
common name: goosefoot nightshade
31
   Species  ciliatum Lam.
syn. Solanum capsicoides
32
   Species  citrullifolium A. Braun
 
33
   Varietas  citrullifolium
common name: watermelon nightshade
34
   Varietas  setigerum Bartlett
common name: watermelon nightshade
35
   Species  clokeyi Munz
common name: Clokey's nightshade
36
   Species  commersonii Dunal ex Poiret
common name: Commerson's nightshade
37
   Species  conocarpum Dunal
common name: marron bacoba
38
   Species  cornutum auct. non Lam.
syn. Solanum rostratum
39
   Species  davisense M.D. Whalen
common name: Davis horsenettle
40
   Species  deflexum Greenm.
syn. Solanum adscendens
41
   Species  demissum Lindley
common name: nightshade
42
   Species  dimidiatum Raf.
common name: western horsenettle
43
   Species  diphyllum L.
common name: twoleaf nightshade
44
   Species  donianum Walp.
common name: mullein nightshade
45
   Species  douglasii Dunal
common name: greenspot nightshade
46
   Species  drymophilum O.E. Schulz
common name: erubia
47
   Species  dulcamara L.
common name: common nightshade
  
 
48
   Varietas  dulcamara
common name: climbing nightshade
49
   Varietas  villosissimum Desv.
common name: climbing nightshade
50
   Species  elaeagnifolium Cav.
common name: silverleaf nightshade
51
   Species  erianthum D. Don
 
52
   Varietas  adulterinum (Hamilton ex G. Don) Baker & Simmonds
syn. Solanum erianthum
53
   Species  fendleri Gray ex Torr.
 
54
   Varietas  fendleri
common name: Fendler's horsenettle
55
   Varietas  texense Correll
common name: Texan horsenettle
56
   Species  ferox L.
common name: nightshade
57
   Species  ficifolium Ortega
syn. Solanum torvum
58
   Species  fistulosum Dunal ex Poir.
syn. Solanum americanum
59
   Species  floridanum Shuttlw. ex Dunal
syn. Solanum carolinense var. floridanum
60
   Species  gayanum (Remy) Phil. f.
common name: Chilean nightshade
61
   Species  gilo Raddi
common name: gilo
62
   Species  glaucophyllum Desf.
common name: waxyleaf nightshade
63
   Species  glaucum Dunal
syn. Solanum glaucophyllum
64
   Species  godfreyi Shinners
syn. Solanum carolinense var. floridanum
65
   Species  gracile Dunal
syn. Solanum chenopodioides
66
   Species  gracilius Herter
common name: slender nightshade
67
   Species  guanicense Urban
syn. Solanum campechiense
68
   Species  haleakalaense St. John
syn. Solanum incompletum
69
   Species  hermannii Dunal
syn. Solanum americanum
70
   Species  heterodoxum Dunal
 
71
   Varietas  heterodoxum
common name: melonleaf nightshade
72
   Varietas  novomexicanum Bartlett
common name: New Mexican nightshade
73
   Varietas  setigeroides M.D. Whalen
common name: melonleaf nightshade
74
   Species  hillebrandii St. John
syn. Solanum sandwicense
75
   Species  hindsianum Benth.
common name: Hinds' nightshade
76
   Species  houstonii Dunel 1813, non Martyn 1807
syn. Solanum tampicense
77
   Species  hyporhodium A. Braun & Bouche
common name: cocona
78
   Species  incanum L.
common name: nightshade
79
   Species  incompletum Dunal
 
80
   Varietas  glabratum Hbd.
syn. Solanum incompletum
81
   Varietas  mauiense Hbd.
syn. Solanum incompletum
82
   Species  interius Rydb.
common name: deadly nightshade
83
   Species  intrusum Soria
syn. Solanum melanocerasum
84
   Species  jamaicense P. Mill.
common name: Jamaican nightshade
85
   Species  jamesii Torr.
common name: wild potato
86
   Species  jasminoides Paxton
common name: jasmine nightshade, potato vine
  
87
   Species  kavaiense Hbd.
syn. Solanum sandwicense
88
   Species  khasianum C. B. Clarke
common name: nightshade
89
   Species  laciniatum Ait.
syn. Solanum aviculare
90
   Species  lanceifolium Jacq.
common name: lanceleaf nightshade
91
   Species  lanceolatum Cav.
common name: orangeberry nightshade
92
   Species  leptosepalum Correll
common name: tigna potato
93
   Species  linnaeanum Hepper & Jaeger
syn. Solanum americanum
94
   Species  lumholtzianum Bartlett
common name: Sonoran nightshade
95
   Species  luteum P. Mill.
 
96
   Subspecies  alatum (Moench) Dost´┐Żl
syn. Solanum villosum
97
   Species  lycopersicum L.   
 
98
   Varietas  cerasiforme (Dunal) Spooner, J. Anderson & R.K. Jans
common name: garden tomato
99
   Varietas  lycopersicum
common name: garden tomato
  
100
   Species  macrocarpon L.
common name: nightshade
101
   Species  mammosum L.
common name: nipplefruit
102
   Species  marginatum L. f.
common name: purple African nightshade
103
   Species  mauritianum Scop.
common name: earleaf nightshade
104
   Species  melanocerasum All.
common name: garden huckleberry
105
   Species  melongena L.
common name: eggplant, Japanese eggplant, nasu  (Japanese)
  
106
   Species  mucronatum O.E. Schulz
common name: pepino
107
   Species  muricatum Aiton
common name: pepino
108
   Species  nelsonii Dunal
 
109
   Varietas  thomasiifolium Seem.
syn. Solanum nelsonii
110
   Species  nigrescens Mart. & Gal.
common name: divine nightshade
111
   Species  nigrum L.
common name: black nightshade
  
 
112
   Varietas  americanum (P. Mill.) O.E. Schulz
syn. Solanum americanum
113
   Varietas  douglasii (Dunal) Gray
syn. Solanum douglasii
114
   Varietas  villosum L.
syn. Solanum villosum
115
   Varietas  virginicum L.
syn. Solanum americanum
116
   Species  nodiflorum Jacq.
syn. Solanum americanum
117
   Species  nudum Kunth ex Dunal
common name: forest nightshade
118
   Species  ottonis auct. non Hyl.
syn. Solanum chenopodioides
119
   Species  parishii Heller
common name: Parish's nightshade
120
   Species  perplexum Small
syn. Solanum dimidiatum
121
   Species  persicifolium Dunal
common name: berengena de playa  (Mexico)
122
   Species  peruvianum L.
common name: Peruvian nightshade
123
   Species  phureja Juz. & Buk.
common name: nightshade
124
   Species  physalifolium Rusby
 
125
   Varietas  nitidibaccatum (Bitter) Edmonds
syn. Solanum physalifolium
126
   Species  pimpinellifolium Jusl.
common name: currant tomato
127
   Species  pinnatisectum Dunal
common name: tansyleaf nightshade
128
   Species  polygamum Vahl
common name: cakalaka berry
129
   Species  pseudocapsicum L.
common name: Jerusalem cherry
130
   Species  pseudogracile Heiser
common name: glowing nightshade
131
   Species  ptychanthum Dunal
common name: West Indian nightshade
132
   Species  puberulum Nutt. ex Seem.
syn. Solanum viride
133
   Species  pyrifolium Lam.
134
   Species  quitoense Lam.
common name: naranjilla
135
   Species  racemosum Jacq.
common name: canker berry
136
   Species  rantonnettii Carriere ex Lescuy.
syn. Lycianthes rantonnettii
137
   Species  riedlei Dunal
common name: Riedle's nightshade
138
   Species  robustum Wendl.
common name: shrubby nightshade
139
   Species  rostratum Dunal
common name: buffalobur nightshade, kansas thistle
  
140
   Species  rubrum auct. non L.
syn. Solanum nigrum
141
   Species  rugosum Dunal
common name: tabacon aspero
142
   Species  sandwicense Hook. & Arn.
common name: Hawai'i horsenettle
143
   Species  sarrachoides auct. non Sendtner
syn. Solanum physalifolium
144
   Species  seaforthianum Andr.
common name: Brazilian nightshade
145
   Species  sessiliflorum Dunal
common name: cocona
146
   Species  sisymbriifolium Lam.
common name: sticky nightshade
147
   Species  sodomeum auct. non L.
syn. Solanum americanum
148
   Species  sublobatum auct. non Willd. ex Roemer & J.A. Schult
syn. Solanum gracilius
149
   Species  surattense Burm.
150
   Species  tampicense Dunal
common name: scrambling nightshade
151
   Species  tenuilobatum Parish
common name: San Diego nightshade
152
   Species  tenuipes Bartlett
 
153
   Varietas  latisectum M.D. Whalen
common name: fancy nightshade
154
   Varietas  tenuipes
common name: fancy nightshade
155
   Species  topiro Humb. & Bonpl. ex Dunal
syn. Solanum sessiliflorum
156
   Species  torreyi Gray
syn. Solanum dimidiatum
157
   Species  torvum Sw.
common name: turkey berry
158
   Species  triflorum Nutt.
common name: cutleaf nightshade
159
   Species  triquetrum Cav.
common name: Texas nightshade
160
   Species  tuberosum L.
common name: Irish potato
  
161
   Species  umbelliferum Eschsch.
 
162
   Varietas  glabrescens Torr.
common name: bluewitch
163
   Varietas  incanum Torr.
common name: bluewitch
164
   Varietas  umbelliferum
common name: bluewitch nightshade
165
   Species  verbascifolium auct. non L.
syn. Solanum erianthum
166
   Species  viarum Dunal
common name: tropical soda apple
167
   Species  villosum (L.) P. Mill.
168
   Species  viride G. Forst. ex Spreng.
common name: green nightshade
169
   Species  wallacei (Gray) Parish
 
170
   Subspecies  clokeyi (Munz) Thorne
syn. Solanum clokeyi
171
   Varietas  clokeyi (Munz) McMinn
syn. Solanum clokeyi
172
   Species  wendlandii Hook. f.
common name: giant potatocreeper
173
   Species  woodburyi Howard
common name: Woodbury's nightshade
174
   Species  xanti Gray
common name: violet nightshade
  
 
175
   Varietas  glabrescens Parish
common name: chaparral nightshade
176
   Varietas  hoffmannii Munz
common name: Hoffmann's nightshade
177
   Varietas  intermedium Parish
common name: chaparral nightshade
178
   Varietas  montanum Munz
common name: chaparral nightshade
179
   Varietas  obispoense (Eastw.) Wiggins
common name: San Luis Obispo nightshade
180
   Varietas  xanti
common name: chaparral nightshade

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

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For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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