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Solanum torvum

Image of Solanum torvum

(Thornapple)

FAMILY

Solanaceae

Species

Solanum torvum

Common name(s)

Thornapple

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white. Shrub to 3 tall.

Distinguishing features

Twigs and lower surface of leaves etc. bear recurved prickles, 3-6 mm long. Stellate hairs on most vegetative parts. Leaf margins 4-lobed. Flowers in axillary clusters, corolla 5-lobed, white. Berries 10-15 mm diam., drab yellow but black when dry.

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Iamge of flower of Solanum torvum

Solanum torvum