Database Details : Solanaceae Source

Full name: Solanaceae Source
Short name: Solanaceae Source
Version: 200811, Nov 2008
Release date: 2008-11-20
Authors/editors: Knapp S., Walley L., Bohs L., Nee M. & Spooner D. (eds)
Taxonomic coverage: Plantae - Tracheophyta - Magnoliopsida - Solanales - Solanaceae - Solanum
English name of the group: Nightshade genus
Number of living species 1,082
Number of living infraspecific taxa 17
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 3,532
Number of common names: 962
Total number of names: 5,593
Abstract: Solanaceae Source is a database of names and descriptions of all taxa in the genus Solanum. The database is the result of the project “PBI Solanum – a worldwide treatment”, funded by the National Science Foundation under the Planetary Biodiversity Inventory program (award DEB-0316614), with some additional funding provided by the SYNTHESYS Project ( which is financed by European Community Research Infrastructure Action under the FP6 programme “Structuring the European Research Area”.
Organization: PBI Solanum project; University of Utah, United States Department of Agriculture, New York Botanical Garden, USA; Natural History Museum, London, UK
Bibliographic citation: Knapp S., Walley L., Bohs L., Nee M. & Spooner D. (eds) (2018). Solanaceae Source (version 200811, Nov 2008). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2017 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.