Solanum multiflorum Roth, J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 4: 669 (1819) (syn: Solanum anguivi var. multiflorum (Roth) Chithra; Solanum indicum var. multiflorum C.B.Clarke; Solanum violaceum var. multiflorum (Roth) Kottaim.; Solanum violaceum subsp. multiflorum (C.B.Clarke) K.M.Matthew);
S. India, Andaman Islands: Andaman Is., India; Introduced into: East Himalaya as per POWO;

Erect woody herbs; stems prickled; prickles stout, broaden towards the base. Leaves to 15 x 12 cm, shallowly lobed, densely stellate hairy; petiole 3 cm long. Raceme 12-25-flowered, very shortly peduncled. Flowers blue, densely packed; pedicels 1.2 cm long, curved; corolla 22 mm across, glabrous or hairy. Berry 8 mm across, orange-red, smooth. 

Flowering and fruiting: November-January
Evergreen and shola forests
Peninsular India
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)

Solanaceae Week: Solanum violaceum ssp. multiflorum PKFEB20/20 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
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