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Common name

English: Red Bitter Apple

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2634)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2145)

      Order: Solanales (96)

        Family: Solanaceae (50)(family description)

          Genus: Solanum (25)

            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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