Galapagos Species Checklist

Solanum cheesmaniae f. cheesmaniae (Riley) Fosberg

tomatillo, Galápagos tomato

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Plantae

Phylum
Magnoliophyta

Class
Magnoliopsida (= Dicotyledoneae)

Order
Solanales

Family
Solanaceae

Genus
Solanum

Species
cheesmaniae

Subspecies
f. cheesmaniae

Taxon category: Accepted

Syn.: Lycopersicon cheesmanii, S. c. cheesmaniae. Possibly hybridizing with S. lycopersicum on inhabited islands.

Status

Least concern

Distribution

Distribution map of specimen collection localities or observation records for this species in our collections database.

References

  • Wiggins, I.L. Porter, D.M. (1971) Flora of the Galapagos Islands Standford University Press, Stanford.
  • Lawesson, J.E. Adsersen, H. & Bentley, P. (1987) An updated and annotated check list of the vascular plants of the Galapagos islands. Rept. Bot. Inst., Univ. Aarhus 16: 1-74.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999) Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis, 1181 pp.
  • Darwin, S. Knapp, S. & Peralta, I.E. (2003) Taxonomy of tomatoes in the Galapagos islands: native and introduced species of Solanum section Lycopersicon (Solanaceae). Systematics & Biodiversity 1: 29-53.
  • Tropicos.org. (2017) Database of Missouri Botanical Garden. Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden. 06 Oct 2017 <http://www.tropicos.org

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