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Common name

English: European Black Nightshade

German: Schwarzer Nachtschatten

Mandarin: 龙葵 (long kui)

Portuguese: Erva-moira

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Solanales (93)

        Family: Solanaceae (48)(family description)

          Genus: Solanum (22)

            Epithet: nigrum L. (4)

Synonym: Solanum rubrum auct. non L.

nigrum => black, blackness

rubrum => red in a general sense

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Solanum nigrum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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