The Genus Solanum there may be up to approximately 1500 species worldwide. With some 800 accepted specific and infra-specific taxa of the more than 4,000 described, the genus Solanum contains more species than any other genus in the Solanaceae family and it is one of the largest among the angiosperms. The following alphabetical list of important common Solanum species provides the binomial name followed by the name of the species authority, abbreviated according to the appropriate conventions and uses. 2.1- List of important selected species Note! The tuberous species within the genus (those related to Solanum tuberosum, the potato, and therefore often called wild potatoes) have been indicated with the letter T.
2.3- Hibrid taxa (nothospecies) The nothospecies belonging to the genera that are those taxa that have originated from a hybrid between two different species (for example, Solanum × viirsooi, which has been shown to be an interspecific hybrid resulting from the cross between Solanum acaule and Solanum infundibuliforme.) 1- T Solanum × ajanhuiri Juz. & Bukasov. 2- T Solanum × arahuayum Ochoa. 3- T Solanum × blanco-galdosii Ochoa. 4- T Solanum × brucheri Correll. 5- T Solanum × chaucha Juz. & Bukasov 6- T Solanum × curtilobumJuz. & Bukasov 7- T Solanum × edinense Berthault. 8- T Solanum × michoacanum (Bitter) 9- T Solanum × neoweberbaueriWittm.. 10- T Solanum × procurrensA.C.Leslie 11- T Solanum × ruiz-lealiaBrücher 12- T Solanum × sambucinum Rydb. 13- T Solanum × sucrense Hawkes. 14- T Solanum × vallis-mexiciJuz. 15- T Solanum × viirsooi K.A.Okada & A.M.Clausen