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Common name: Thornless Turkey Berry • Kannada: ಸೊಂಡೆ Sonde, ಹುಚ್ಚುಸೊಂಡೆ Hucchu sonde, ಸವುಡಂಗಿ Savudangi • Malayalam: ചെരിആചുന്ഡാ Cheriachunda • Tamil: Kaattu sundai kaai • Telugu: Usthi kaai
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Unarmed pubescent shrubs. Leaves to 12 x 7 cm, ovate-elliptic to deltoid, apex acute, base unequally truncate, membranous, margins entire to wavy; petiole to 8 cm, pubescent. Racemes axillary; peduncle to 5 cm, pubescent; pedicels 2 cm, pubescent; flowers blue; calyx lobes 6 mm, lanceolate, pubescent; corolla tube 5 mm, lobes 6 mm, lanceolate, pubescent; ovary 1.5 mm, style 1 cm, stigma capitate.

Flowering and fruiting: November-February
Dry deciduous forests
Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
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Solanum pubescens Willd : Attachments (1).  1 post by 1 author.

Date of photograph: 27/06/2010
Place : 40 km from Gadag, Karnataka, hill area 610m
Shrub: 3-4 ft tall
Flowering
Fruits : globose 1.0 cm, orange when ripe
Fruit: Cooked.



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ID Please Solanum sp :  2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
ID Please. Solanum sp. Taken in Teni Foot hills. Thanks

Solanum pubescens



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Solanceae Fortnight SN 02 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Solanum pubescens Willd., wild shrub from the hills of Southern States.


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Solanaceae Week: Solanum pubescens PKFEB17/17 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Please find Solanum pubescens Willd. collected from Chinnar forest.



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Flora of Kaiga 05082015 PTR2 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Sharing Solanum pubescens

SUNDAI KARA SAMBAR – a spicy liquid dish that is eaten with rice in southern parts of the India.
Date/Time-:08/06/15   –    09:30,
Location- Place, Altitude – Kaiga , Uttar Kannada ,Karnataka, 380 mtrs
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-   Wild
Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Herb – Shrub
Length- 8ft



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Solanum pubescens, : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)

Solanum pubescens,
Chinnar WLS, Idukki district in Kerala
This falls in the rain shadow area of the Nilgiris

Yes from me.



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10-12-2009 / 11:00 AM- Satyamangalam RF;
Solanum pubescens 150310MK3 – efloraofindia | Google Groups

 

 


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References:
POWO  Catalogue of Life

India Biodiversity Portal  Encyclopedia of Life (Description)  Flowers of India  Flora of Peninsular India

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