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Solanum mauritianum (earleaf nightshade)

Synonyms: Solanum auriculatum; Solanum carterianum; Solanum pulverulentum; Solanum tabaccifolium; Solanum verbascifolium var. typicum
Language: (M); (T); ?; by; Malgache

Wikipedia Abstract

"Solanum auriculatum" redirects here. This name and Solanum mauritianum itself have variously been applied to other plants; see below.Solanum mauritianum is a small tree or shrub native to South America, including Northern Argentina, Southern Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.
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Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Structure [2]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Kruger National Park II 4718115 Mpumalanga, South Africa
Norfolk Island National Park II 1723 Australian external territories, Australia  


Acizzia alternata[3]
Acizzia solanicola[3]
Baillonius bailloni (saffron toucanet)[4]
Callicebus nigrifrons (southern masked titi monkey)[5]
Chrysodeixis eriosoma (green garden looper)[6]
Clypeolus lachrymosus[6]
Coccidohystrix insolita (eggplant mealybug)[7]
Colius striatus (Speckled Mousebird)[8]
Crithagra mozambica (Yellow-fronted Canary)[8]
Cuspicona simplex[6]
Dendrolagus lumholtzi (Lumholtz's Tree-kangaroo)[9]
Dircenna dero (Butterfly)[10]
Eidolon dupreanum (Madagascan fruit bat)[11]
Elminia longicauda (African Blue Flycatcher)[8]
Gargaphia decoris[3]
Hemiberlesia lataniae (latania scale)[3]
Hybolasius viridescens[6]
Mechanitis lysimnia[10]
Mechanitis polymnia (Orange-spotted Tiger Clearwing)[10]
Methona themisto[10]
Oemona hirta[6]
Omoeacalles crisioides[6]
Phylloscopus budongoensis (Uganda Woodland Warbler)[8]
Phylloscopus sibillatrix (Wood Warbler)[8]
Phylloscopus trochilus (Willow Warbler)[8]
Pionopsitta pileata (Pileated Parrot)[12]
Pleosporius bullatus <Unverified Name>[6]
Propithecus diadema (diademed sifaka)[13]
Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (mulberry scale)[7]
Pteropus rufus (Madagascan flying fox)[14]
Pyrrhura frontalis (Reddish-bellied Parakeet)[12]
Sylvia atricapilla (Eurasian Blackcap)[8]
Trichophassus giganteus[10]
Xylotoles griseus[6]
Zosterops senegalensis (African Yellow White-eye)[8]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Svalbard Global Seed Vault




Attributes / relations provided by 1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000) 2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 4Frugivory by Toucans (Ramphastidae) at Two Altitudes in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil, Mauro Galetti, Rudi Laps and Marco A. Pizo, BIOTROPICA 32(4b): 842-850 (2000) 5Abundance, habitat use and diet of Callicebus nigrifrons Spix (Primates, Pitheciidae) in Cantareira State Park, Sa&#771;o Paulo, Brazil, Leonardo C. Trevelin; Marcio Port-Carvalho; Maurício Silveira & Eduardo Morell, Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 24 (4): 1071–1077, dezembro 2007 6New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database 7Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009 8Specialization and interaction strength in a tropical plant-frugivore network differ among forest strata, Matthias Schleuning, Nico Blüthgen, Martina Flörchinger, Julius Braun, H. Martin Schaefer, and Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Ecology, in press. 9The ecology and utilisation of Lumholtz's tree kangaroos Dendrolagus lumholtzi (Marsupialia: Macropodidae), on the Atherton Tablelands, far north Queensland., Karen Elizabeth Coombes, PhD thesis, James Cook University, Australia (2005) 10HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández 11The feeding ecology of Eidolon dupreanum (Pteropodidae) in eastern Madagascar, Monica Picot, Richard K. B. Jenkins, Olga Ramilijaona, Paul A. Racey and Stephanie M. Carrière, African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45, Issue 4, pages 645–650, December 2007 12DIET AND FLOCK SIZE OF SYMPATRIC PARROTS IN THE ATLANTIC FOREST OF BRAZIL, Marco Aurélio Pizo, Isaac Simāo & Mauro Galetti, ORNITOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL 6: 87-95, 1995 13Feeding Ecology of Propithecus diadema in Forest Fragments and Continuous Forest, Mitchell T. Irwin, Int J Primatol (2008) 29:95–115 14Not rare, but threatened: the endemic Madagascar flying fox Pteropus rufus in a fragmented landscape, Richard K.B. Jenkins, Daudet Andriafidison, H. Julie Razafimanahaka, Andriamanana Rabearivelo, Noromampiandra Razafindrakoto, Zo Ratsimandresy, Rabe H. Andrianandrasana, Emilienne Razafimahatratra and Paul A. Racey, Oryx Vol 41 No 2 April 2007
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