HyperDic: genus_solanum

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Solanum:
NOUNplantgenus Solanum, Solanumtype genus of the Solanaceae
English > genus Solanum: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningtype genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet.
SynonymSolanum
Member ofSolanaceae, family Solanaceae, potato familylarge and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous
MembersUruguay potato, Uruguay potato vine, Solanum commersoniiSouth American potato ... / potato vine
bittersweet, bittersweet nightshade, climbing nightshade, deadly nightshade, poisonous nightshade, woody nightshade, Solanum dulcamarapoisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries
eggplant, aubergine, brinjal, eggplant bush, garden egg, mad apple, Solanum melongenahairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
naranjilla, Solanum quitoensesmall perennial shrub cultivated in uplands of South America for its edible bright orange fruits resembling tomatoes or oranges
nightshadeAny of numerous shrubs or herbs or vines of the genus Solanum
potato, white potato, white potato vine, Solanum tuberosumAnnual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers
potato tree, Solanum crispumHardy climbing shrub of Chile grown as an ornamental for its fragrant flowers
potato tree, Brazilian potato tree, Solanum wrightii, Solanum macranthumSouth American shrub or small tree widely cultivated in the tropics
potato vine, Solanum jasmoidescopiously branched vine of Brazil having deciduous leaves and white flowers tinged with blue
potato vine, giant potato creeper, Solanum wendlandiivine of Costa Rica sparsely armed with hooklike spines and having large lilac-blue flowers
wild potato, Solanum jamesiiErect or spreading perennial of southwestern United States and Mexico bearing small pale brown to cream-colored tubers resembling potatoes
Broaderasterid dicot genusgenus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Spanishbelladona, dulcamara, género solanum, genus solanum, solano, solanum
Catalangenus solanum, solanum, Solanum

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