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Solanum mauritianum

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(Wild Tobacco)




Solanum mauritianum

Common name(s)

Wild Tobacco

Flower colour; life form

Flowers mauve. Large spreading shrub to 4 m tall.

Distinguishing features

All parts covered with whitish hairs. Two leafy stipules at base of each leaf. Flowers in clusters, corolla 5-lobed, lavender to bluish. Berries when ripe yellow, to 12 mm diameter, seeds numerous.

Solanum mauritianum