Solanum seaforthianum

Solanum seaforthianum

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(Brazilian nightshade)

FAMILY

Solanaceae

Species

Solanum seaforthianum

Common name(s)

Brazilian nightshade (a weed)

Flower colour; life form

Flowers mauve. Scrambler.

Distinguishing features

Leaves to 13 cm long, deeply lobed, often cut to midrib; petiole 2-4 cm long. Flowers with a deeply-lobed corolla, 2-3 cm diameter, mauve to blue. Berry bright red, 8-12 mm diameter.

Solanium seaforthianum