tropical soda apple, Solanum viarum  (Solanales: Solanaceae) - 1624037

tropical soda apple
Solanum viarum Dunal

Descriptor: Fruit(s)
Description: Thorny nightshade from Argentina, first appeared in the United States in pastures and rangelands in Glades County, Florida, in 1988. Mottled green fruits that look like small watermelons are a distinguising feature of the plant.
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Image location: United States

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Name: J. Jeffrey Mullahey
Organization: University of Florida
Country: United States
Series:SPDN sampling module

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Image Information last updated on Wednesday, December 08, 2010