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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 186. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
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Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: YASIN J. NASIR


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Annual 15-60 cm tall, with a suffrut escent base; branches and shoots subglabrous or pubescent to glandular-villous; hairs appressed or patent. Leaves 2.5-10 x 2-5.5 cm, sinuate to irregularly dentate, glabrous to puberulous-pubescent or glandular. Lamina ± decurrent. Petiole 8-40 mm long, appressed pubescent or glandular. Peduncle (8-) 10-25 min long, exceeding or shorter than the pedicel length. Calyx lobes 1-1.5(-2) mm long, glabrous to pubescent. Corolla much exceeding the calyx in length; lobes triangular-acute, 4-6 mm long; anthers yellow, dehiscing by 2 apical pores. Filaments as long or shorter than the anthers, pilose. Style ± included, pubescent at the base. Stigma capitate. Ovary glabrous. Berry globose to subovoid, 5-8 mm broad, black or orange-red. Seeds discoid, minutely reticulate-foveolate.

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1 Mature berries black. Peduncles longer than pedicels 1 Solanum nigrum L. var. nigrum
+ Berries orange to orange-red. Peduncles shorter than or equalling the pedicels 1 Solanum nigrum var. villosum
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