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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ASTERIDS - EUASTERIDS I
APG Order: Solanales
APG Family: SOLANACEAE
Kew Family: SOLANACEAE
Genus: Solanum
Species Epithet: nigrescens
Species Author: M.Martens & Galeotti


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: No data available for species. Of 189 known taxa of genus Solanum, 98.41% Orthodox(p/?), 1.59% Uncertain

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 3.0704225
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 3.0704225; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Seed Dispersal

  1. Animal; Diaspore is eaten intentionally; Direct or experimental observation; (Vazquez & Givnish, 1998); Vertebrates (unspecified).; Diaspore=fruit. Fruits are fleshy.
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
  2. Vazquez, J.A. and Givnish, T.J. 1998. Altitudinal gradients in tropical forest composition, structure, and diversity in the Sierra de Manantlan. Journal of Ecology, 86:999-1020.
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