Research Article

Wild Relatives of the Eggplant (Solanum melongena L.: Solanaceae): New Understanding of Species Names in a Complex Group

  • Sandra Knapp mail,

    Affiliation: Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, United Kingdom

  • Maria S. Vorontsova,

    Affiliation: Herbarium, Library, Art and Archives, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom

  • Jaime Prohens

    Affiliation: Instituto de Conservación y Mejora de la Agrodiversidad Valenciana, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain

  • Published: February 22, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057039

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Solanum incanum L.

Posted by samuels2013 on 20 Mar 2013 at 14:54 GMT

Table 1. S. incanum L. is found in north-eastern Africa (not the north-west) and northern India, as well as across the Middle East to Pakistan. This has important implications for the species concept of S. insanum.

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