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Common name

English: Asian nightshade

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Solanales (89)

        Family: Solanaceae (47) (family description)

          Genus: Solanum (22)

           Epithet: violaceum Ortega (1)

Synonyms: Solanum chinense Dunal, Solanum nivalomontanum C.Y. Wu & S.C. Huang

chinense => of Chinese origin

violaceum => violet-coloured

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

External links

Check for Solanum violaceum at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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