Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Solanaceae: Nightshade or Tomato

Leaves alternate, entire to odd-pinnate. Flowers with 5 united petals often either tubular or cup-like. Fruit a berry or papery bag around the berry formed from the sepals.
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Flower Formula:  Sepals (5); Petals (5) Glossary

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Datura
thorn-apple
2 Photo of Datura Flowers white, funnel-like, greater than 1.5". Images   Information
Leucophysalis
1 Photo of Leucophysalis Flowers whitish, saucer-like. Fruit enclosed. Images   Information
Lycium
matrimony-vine, wolfberry
1 Photo of Lycium Woody stems. Images   Information
Lycopersicon
tomato
1 Photo of Lycopersicon Flowers yellow, saucer-like. Fruit a tomato. Images   Information
Nicandra
1 Photo of Nicandra Flowers blue, bell-like, less than 1 1/2", nodding. Images   Information
Nicotiana
tobacco
1 Photo of Nicotiana Flower bell-like in branched clusters. Images   Information
Petunia
petunia
2 Photo of Petunia Flowers funnel-like, less than 1 1/2", erect. Images   Information
Physalis
ground-cherry, husk-tomato
9 Photo of Physalis Flowers funnel-like, less than 1 1/2", nodding, cream to yellowish-green, with dark center or spots. Images   Information
Solanum
nightshade
5 Photo of Solanum Flowers saucer-like. Fruit not enclosed. Images   Information


         
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