Mexico 2013 Flora de Puebla y Veracruz

Voucher:LCO 2648

Solanum pubigerum Dunal

Location:Veracruz, Mpio Calcahualco, Barranco de San Miguel, Tlacotiopa.
Coordinates: 19°06'28" N, 97°12'07" W Alt: 2642m

Shrub erect, 1 m tall. Young stems dark purple. Flowers nodding. Pedicel and calyx light purple. Corolla white with light purple towards the base outside. Anthers yellow. Fruits green, ripening to black.
Stream gorge with Pinus and Quercus forest. NE facing side of the gorge. Open area with Viburnum, Sambucus, Solanum, Ferns and Alchemilla. Growing with Rubus, Fuchsia and ferns.

Identification Notes: Verified with Michael Nee 1986 'Flora of Veracruz' Vol. 49. Subgenus Solanum. Leaves simple, puberulous.

Caamaño Onofre, L. #2648      4 June 2013

morphological details

flower flower flower flower calyx calyx

androecium, style androecium, style

flower section flower section

androecium androecium

gynoecium gynoecium stem stem adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface    

additional pictures

flower flower
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering shrub