1.2- Tribe Solaneae + Overview Solaneae is a tribe of plants in the subfamilySolanoideae in the family Solanaceae. Tribe Solaneae has over 1,500 species. + Genera: Tribe Solaneae has two genera: 1- Genus Jaltomata Schltdl., which contains 50 neotropical species. 2- Genus SolanumL. contains about 1,500-2,000species with 1,328 accepted species distributed across the whole world.
2- Genera of the Tribe Solaneae
2.1- Genus Jaltomata Schltdl. + Overview Jaltomata is a genus of plants in the tribe Solaneae, in the subfamily Solanoideae of the family Solanaceae. According to molecular phylogenies, Jaltomata is the sister genus to Solanum, which includes tomato, potato, and eggplant. Jaltomata has a neotropical distribution, in that species occur from the United States southwest through Latin America, and into the Andean region of South America. Species encompass a wide range of vegetative and reproductive trait variation, including growth habit (trailing herbs, erect herbs, and woody shrubs), floral size, shape and color, as well as fruit size and color. Species may be most notable for their fruits, some of which are eaten by humans in Latin and South America. Depending on the species, fruits may be red, green, orange, or dark purple. + Species Genus Jaltomata Schltdl., which contains 50 neotropical species. Important accepted species: 1- Jaltomata antillana (Krug & Urb.) D'Arcy 2- Jaltomata aspera (Ruiz & Pav.) T. Mione & F. G. Coe 3- Jaltomata chihuahuensis (Bitter) Mione & Bye 4- Jaltomata cuyasensis S. Leiva, Quipuscoa & Sawyer 5- Jaltomata grandiflora (B.L. Rob. & Greenm.) D'Arcy, Mione & Davis 6- Jaltomata lojae Mione 7- Jaltomata procumbens (Cav.) J.L.Gentry 8- Jaltomata weberbaueri (Dammer) T. Mione & F. G. Coe 9- Jaltomata werffii D'Arcy Source: Jaltomata- From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia