Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Solanum erianthum D.Don

Family: Solanaceae Genus: Solanum Species:  Solanum erianthum D.Don






Synonym Solanum verbascifolium Flower Color White
Common Name Big Eggplant, China flowerleaf, Potato tree, Tobacco tree Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Common Nightshade Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Lam Khamen Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude 500-800m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit yellow, globose, ca. 1.2 cm in diam seeds compressed, 1-2 mm in diam
Habitat Occurs in degraded semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forest areas, also in wastelands Bark Type Smooth
Distribution South East Asia and North Australia Bark Details Bark grey in colour and smooth.
Distribution in manipur Origin Exotic
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It is an unarmed shrub or small tree growing up to 4 m tall branched are covered with a dense soft and the can be up to 20 cm in diameter Leaf Details Leaves 15-25 x 5-10 cm, elliptic, entire, densely hairy below, sparsely above; nerves prominent; stellate hairs with equal arms; petioles 4 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found