Lycianthes rantonnetii (Carriere ex Lesc.) Bitter

Common name

English: Blue potato bush, Paraguay Nightshade

German: Blauer Kartoffelbaum

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Solanales (89)

        Family: Solanaceae (47) (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 The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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