Species within a genus

Genus: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
SOLANUM (La)
Nightshade (Le)
Family: SOLANACEAE
sol, = the sun; -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names. solanum, = a plant called also strychnos, nightshade; (that deadly plant is a member of this genus) Perhaps from solamen, soothing narcotic properties of some species.
(ld, BL, M, Le)
Solanum africanum (La)
Dronkbessie(PS)
Location: (F)
Africa, = Africa; -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names. africanus, = pertaining to Africa, African. (from Africa)
(BL, ld)
Solanum americanum (La)

Location: (F, K)
Americanus, = belonging to America; -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names. (from America)
(BL)
Solanum guineense (La)
Sea Nightshade (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
guinea, = tropical Africa; -ensis, = indicates country or place of growth, or origin or else habitat.
(BL)
Solanum hermannii [Now S. linnaeanum]

Location: (K)
For Paul Hermann (1646-1695).**
(Ch)
Solanum linnaeanum (La)
Bitter Apple(PS)
Location: (F, K)
For Carl von Linné (Linnaeus) (1707-1778);** -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names.
(Ch, BL)
Solanum mauritianum (La)
Bug Tree(PS) Groot Bitterappel Luisbos
Location: (F, K)
Mauritania, N.W. Africa; -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names.
(BL)
Solanum nigrum (La)
Black Nightshade(PS) Galbessie Umsobosobo
Location: (F, K)
niger, -gra, -grum, = black, sable, dark, dusky; (black, especially glossy black) -a, -um, = ‘characteristic of’. nigrum, = a black spot.
(ld, BL)
Solanum retroflexum (La)
Nastergal(PS) Sobosobo Berry Umsobo Wesinja
Location: (F)
retro-, = retro, = backwards, back; on the back side, behind; flexus, = a bending, turning, winding. retro-flecto, = to bend or turn back. (reflex, bent backwards)
(ld, BL)
Solanum tomentosum var. tomentosum (La)
Slangappel(PS) Slangappelbos
Location: (F)
tomentum, = a stuffing for cushions (e.g. of wool, hair, feathers, straw, etc.) (tomentose, matted woolly down on stems and leaves) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. (tomentose; thickly and evenly covered with short more or less appressed curled or curved matted hairs)
(ld, BL)