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Common name

English: Blue Potato Tree, Brazilian Potato Tree, Giant Potato Tree

Mandarin: 大花茄 (da hua qie)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2594)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2493)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2107)

      Order: Solanales (92)

        Family: Solanaceae (48)(family description)

          Genus: Solanum (22)

            Epithet: wrightii Benth. (2)

wrightii => in honor of Charles Wright (1811-1885), an U.S. American botanical collector

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub, tree

Flower colour: blue, purple, violet

External links

Check for Solanum wrightii at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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