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Common name

English: Tree tomato

German: Baumtomate

Portuguese: Tamarilho

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Solanales (93)

        Family: Solanaceae (48)(family description)

          Genus: Solanum (22)

            Epithet: betaceum Cav. (1)

Synonyms: Cyphomandra crassifolia (Ortega) J.F. Macbr., Pionandra betacea (Cav.) Miers, Solanum betacea Cav., Solanum crassifolium Ortega, Solanum insigne Lowe

betacea => beet like

betaceum => beet like

crassifolia => having thick, fleshy or leathery leaves

crassifolium => having thick, fleshy or leathery leaves

insigne => remarkable, marked

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree, arborescent

Flower colour: yellow, white

External links

Check for Solanum betaceum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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