Solanum tuberosum L., Sp. Pl. 1: 185 185 1753. (Syn: Solanum andigenum Juz. & Bukasov; Solanum andigenum subsp. aya-papa Bukasov & Lechn.; Solanum andigenum subsp. bolivianum Lechn.; Solanum andigenum subsp. ecuatorianum Lechn.; Solanum kesselbrenneri Juz. & Bukasov; Solanum subandigena Hawkes; Solanum aquinas Buk.; Solanum chiloense Berthault; Solanum chilotanum Hawkes; Solanum cultum Berthault; Solanum diemii Brücher; Solanum fonckii Phil.; Solanum leptostigma Juz. & Buk.; Solanum molinae Juz.; Solanum oceanicum Brücher; Solanum ochoanum Lechn.; Solanum sanmartiniense Brucher; Solanum tascalense Brucher; Solanum tuberosum var. guaytecarum Hawkes; Solanum zykinii Lechn.);
Fruit & Vegetable Weak- Solanum tuberosum L:
This is the most common vegetable …Potato (Solanum tuberosum L. Solanaceae) in flower from Assam.
– Nice one of the most important crops of the world
-NATURALIZED, CULTIVATED :: Solanaceae (solanum, nightshade, or potato family) » Solanum tuberosum
so-LAN-num — solace, quietude; referring to the narcotic properties of some species
too-ber-OH-sum or tew-ber-OH-sum — tuberous
Native to: w South America; widely cultivated world over
some statistical facts:… the world’s fourth-largest food crop, following rice, wheat, and maize.
… China is now the world’s largest potato-producing country, and nearly a third of the world’s potatoes are harvested in China and India
… there are about five thousand potato varieties worldwide. Three thousand of them are found in the Andes alone, mainly in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, and Colombia. They belong to eight or nine species, depending on the taxonomic school. Apart from the five thousand cultivated varieties, there are about 200 wild species and subspecies, many of which can be cross-bred with cultivated varieties
Quoted from Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potato>
Fruits & Vegetables Week : Solanum tuberosum (fruits)_ NinadRaut:
Sharing some pics of Solanum tuberosum L. – with fruits [though this particular plant is already discussed]
One can find earlier discussion at
Solanaceae Week: Solanum tuberosum:
VoF Week: Solanum tubrosum from Govindghat Ghangriya Trek:
Nice pics, we rarely get to see it flowering here in plains…infact this is not allowed to mature…..
never seen such bright pink flowers in Solanum
VOF Week: Potato flowers—– Mana Village:
VOF Week: Potato flowers?? — along Govindghat-Ghangaria trail:
Never knew about such colours. Interesting.
Good photos …, New collection to me. Thanks
nice solanum tuberosum
above ground green stuff though essential for the tubers , not really good for animals and humans…never eat them
Thank you very much Sir, today I have taken a picture of open flower, from the same cultivated field.
Solanaceae Fortnight: Solanum tuberosum from Ukhimath in Uttarakhand-GSFEB23/25 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Solanaceae Fortnight: Solanum tuberosum from Coimbatore FEB2015 BRS07 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2).
Solanaceae Fortnight :: Solanum tuberosum :: Rajgurunagar :: DVFEB26/34 : 1 post by 1 author. 2 images.
Solanaceae Fortnight: Solanum tuberosum L. Feb2015sk15/33 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Thank you Sir, attaching a new set, photographed an hour ago. Attachments (7)
Solanaceae Fortnight:Solanum tuberosum at Mana Village, near Badrinath : PKA-FEB26/26: : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)
Potato (Solanum tuberosum) at Mana Village.
Solanaceae Fortnight:Pangot:: Solanum tuberosum::SMPFEB 4/4 : 2 posts by 2 authors.
Solanaceae Fortnight:: Solanum tuberosum, the tuberous Solanum from Shimla-NS Feb 50/50 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4)
This is one of the most useful plants for us. Flowers very late in the season, and usually not allowed, still at places flowers do appear, and they are beautiful too..
Sharing these pics from Shimla, more to show the fruits..
Solanaceae Fortnight:: Solanum tuberosum from Pelling-NS Feb 51/51 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4)This is again the potato in flowers, the flowers here are deeply coloured and look attractive, not less than any ornamental.. shot from Pelling in Sikkim..
Being a significant plant, this is cultivated everywhere..
present shots are from trek to Ghanghariya from Gobind Ghat, Uttarakhand..
Solanum tuberosum ..
Solanaceae Fortnight : Solanum tuberosum: Tezpur : 22FEB15 : MN-2: 1 post by 1 author.
Potato flowers (Solanum tuberosum)??
Yes, this is Solanum tuberosum …
Solanaceae Fortnight : Solanum tuberosum : Red Potato : California : 24FEB15 : AK-17 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Solanaceae Fortnight : Solanum tuberosum?? at Pawna nagar: PKA-FEB24/24: : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
This one i came across at Pawna nagar in a farm.
Solanaceae Fortnight: Solanum tuberosum ?? at Ladakh: PKA-FEB50/50 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
This was seen cultivated in a home garden at Ladakh.
Yes, likely to be Potato..
Solanum tuberosum L. (accepted name) : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)