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Common name

English: Blue potato bush, Paraguay Nightshade

German: Blauer Kartoffelbaum

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2592)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2491)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2105)

      Order: Solanales (92)

        Family: Solanaceae (48)(family description)

          Genus: Lycianthes (3)

            Epithet: rantonnetii (Carriere ex Lesc.) Bitter (1)

Synonym: Solanum rantonnetii Carriere

rantonnetii => after M. Victor Rantonnet

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: blue, purple

External links

Check for Lycianthes rantonnetii at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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