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Common name

English: Red Bitter Apple

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2603)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2502)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2116)

      Order: Solanales (92)

        Family: Solanaceae (48)(family description)

          Genus: Solanum (22)

            Epithet: giganteum Jacq. (5)

Synonym: Solanum niveum Thunb.

giganteum => gigantic, unusually higher than the type

niveum => snow white

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: blue, white

External links

Check for Solanum giganteum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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