Solanaceae Source

A global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family

A new Solanum from the heart of Texas

New species are not only found in the back of beyond - solanum gurus Lynn Bohs and Stephen Stern together with Jeff Keeling of Sul Ross State University have just described Solanum cordicitum from Valentine, Texas - proving that botanists have excellent senses of humour!  Read the University of Utah press release here and the report in Science. You can listen to Lynn describing the discovery on NPR radio here!

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith