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Taxon: Solanum tuberosum L.

 
Genus: Solanum
Subgenus: Potatoe
Section: Petota
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Solaneae
Nomen number: 103137
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:185. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-2017
Species priority site is: Potato Germplasm Introduction Station (NR6)
Accessions: 3125 (2209 active, 2208 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Cooper & Johnson ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated



    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands (landraces)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (landraces)

    Northern America
    • Mexico (landraces)

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America (landraces)
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela (s.w. (landraces))
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia (landraces), Colombia (landraces), Ecuador (landraces), Peru (landraces)
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.w. (landraces)), Chile (landraces)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  3. Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. (F Korea)
  4. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  5. PBI Solanum Project Solanaceae source: a global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family (on-line resource). (Solanaceae Source)
  6. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Solanum tuberosum L. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Solanaceae Source: A global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2021. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://grinczech.vurv.cz/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=103137. Accessed 23 September 2021.