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Tsai-Wen Hsu's Flora | Family List | Solanaceae | Solanum

Solanum pseudocapsicum L.

Shrubs. Transection of stem circle, stellate. Leaves simple, entire, narrowly oblong to lanceolate, 20-78 mm long, 9-27 mm wide, apex acute or obtuse, base cuneate, decurrent, pubescent or glabrous; petiole terete, stellate, 2-14 mm long. Inflorescences solitary, terminal; peduncle short or obsolete, 3-9 mm long; sepal 5-6, velutinous, 3-5 mm long, 1.3-1.6 mm wide; corolla white or mauve, petal 5-6, velutinous, 3-6 mm long, 2-3 mm wide. Stamens 5-6, filaments glabrous, 0.5-1 mm long, anthers glabrous, 1.8-2.8 mm long, 0.5-1.3 mm wide; Pistil 1, style glabrous, 3-5 mm long, stigma division 1. Fruit orange, glabrous, 8-14mm long, 9-13 mm across; fruit pedicle 7-11 mm long; sepal persistence upward. Seeds 2.3-2.6 mm long, 2.1-2.5 mm across

TAICHUNG: Wuling Farm, Shen 403. NANTOU: Wushe, Peng 15330; Lienhuachih, Ho 278. PINGTUNG: Wutai, D’Arcy 19292.

Cultivated as an ornamental and for the fruits. Taiwan, persistent after cultivation, ca. 1,000 m alt.

Habit: Shrub

Stem: transection: Circle

Stem: surface: Stellate

Leaf division: type: Simple

Leaf margin: type: Entire

Petiole: shape: Terete

Inflorescene: position: Terminal

Inflorescene: type: Solitary

Sepal: number: 6 (5-6)

Sepal: surface: Velutinous

Petal: number: 6 (5-6)

Petal: surface: Velutinous

Stamens: number: 6 (5-6)

Filament: surface: Glabrous

Anther: surface: Glabrous

Pistil: number: 1 (1-1)

Ovary: surface: Glabrous

Stigma division: number: 1 (1-1)

Fruit: surface: Glabruos

Fruit: color: Orange

Sepal: Permanence: Persistence

Sepal: Pointing: Upward


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