Solanum forum: Solanum torvum

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Dec 20, 2010 1:23 PM CST
Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI
Solanum torvum is a shrub from the Antilles in the Caribbean. It is now naturalized pantropically.

The shrub is used to graft Eggplant, Solanum melongena onto to make "Eggplant Trees", which last up to a couple years in the field as compared to non-grafted Eggplant.

This is the inflorescence:

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