Solanum insanum

Dataset of specimens examined of the eggplant wild relative Solanum insanum; used in the preparation of:

Ranil RHG, Prohens J, Aubriot X, Niran HML, Plazas M, Fonseka RM, Vilanova S, Fonseka HH, Gramazio P, Knapp S. 2016. Solanum insanum L. (subgenus Leptostemonum Bitter, Solanaceae), the neglected wild progenitor of eggplant (S. melongena L): a review of taxonomy, characteristics and uses aimed at its enhancement for improved eggplant breeding. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, doi:10.1007/s10722-016-0467-z.

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Sandra Knapp (2016). Dataset: Solanum insanum. Natural History Museum Data Portal (

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Author(s) Sandra Knapp
Affiliation Natural History Museum
Contributors Xavier Aubriot, Natural History Museum
Last updated November 9, 2016
Last resource update November 9, 2016 (Solanum insanum specimen list)
Created November 9, 2016
License ODC-BY-1.0