Geographic subdivisions for Solanum americanum: CA-FP, DMoj (uncommon) MAP CONTROLS 1. AFLP markers support separation of Solanum nodiflorum from Solanum americanum sensu stricto (Solanaceae)., Plant Systematics and Evolution, 267(1/4):1-11 http://www.springerlink.com/link.asp?id=104878, Meléndez, P. A., Capriles, V. A., 2002. © 2009 All Rights Reserved. Possibly native. The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. My teacher, Kawika Ka’alakea, always said that pöpolo is best gathered from plants standing on their own rather than from a large group. Leaves arranged spirally to almost opposite, simple; petiole 1–9 cm long; blade ovate to lanceolate, up to 14(–16) cm x 7(–12) cm, cuneate to truncate at base and decurrent along the petiole, acute to acuminate at apex, entire to toothed, glabrous or sparsely pubescent. Molluscicidal activity of plants from Puerto Rico., Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 96(2):209-218, Mwai, G. N., Onyango, J. C., Abukusta-Onyango, M. O., 2007. The seeds can be sown in pots and later transplanted to the gound, or sown directly on the ground in partial sun and watered in. PHOTOS FOR THIS SPECIES CAN BE SEEN AT THE LINK (Copy & Paste to your browser): https://www.flickr.com/search/?user_id=50823119%40N08&sort=date-taken-desc&view_all=1&text=Solanum%20americanum. CABI is a registered EU trademark. Some medicinal and food uses of Solanum species. 3 mm long; stamens inserted on corolla throat, filaments 0.5–2 mm long, with hairs on inner side, anthers yellow, connivent, 1.5–2 mm long, opening by terminal pores; ovary superior, globose, approx. Common Name: AMERICAN BLACK NIGHTSHADE: Plant Notes: Along with S. chenopodioides s.lat, the taxa in this group are difficult to distinguish. (2019), S. ptychanthum is appropriately considered a synonym of S. americanum. The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and medicine. This book continues as volume 6 of a multi-compendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. True black nightshades: phylogeny and delimitation of the Morelloid clade of Solanum., Taxon, 64(5):945-958 http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/iapt/tax/2015/00000064/00000005/art00007, Witek, K., Jupe, F., Witek, A. I., Baker, D., Clark, M. D., Jones, J. D. G., 2016. Seeds have been found in archaeological sites such as the Mauna Kea Adze Quarry complex (pre-European contact) dating to about 1650, more than a century before Captain James Cook's arrival. Cutaneous leishmaniasis has been treated in Brazil using S. americanum (França et al., 1996). Solanum nigrum is a wild vegetable well-known for its nutraceutical properties. Screening of activity to bacteria, fungi and American trypanosomes of 13 native plants., Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 62(3):195-202. Normally self pollinated, cross pollination does occur often facilitated by bees and syrphid flies. Popolo – Solanum americanum. americanum and var. In our ongoing efforts to find antidiabetic and antioxidative compounds from natural sources, an ethyl acetate extract of this medicinal herb was investigated using dual high-resolution α-glucosidase/radical scavenging inhibition profiling. Always keep the site moist. The characterization of SaPIN2b, a plant trichome-localized proteinase inhibitor from Solanum americanum., International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 13(11):15162-15176 http://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/13/11/15162, Manoko ML, Weerden GM van der, 2004. It is medicinally used in the management of several ailments, such as pneumonia aching teeth, stomache ache, tonsilitis, wing worms, pain, inflammation, fever, tumor, as tonic, as antioxidant, as anti-inflammatory, as hepaprotective, as diuretic, and as antipyretic [43,84]. The selection of plants studied in this treatise is based on its significance, and its representation of members of different taxonomic families as well as of different classes (and subclasses) of compounds. Although, at least in Africa, S. americanum is primarily used for food it is used medicinally (Idowu, 2009). Vegetables. The Latin specific epithet americanum, from the Americas or American, refers to the fact that this species orginated in the Americas, the New World, but now is widely distributed in the tropics and warm areas. Other kin containing toxic chemicals are mandrake (Mandragora officinarum), Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), and tobacco (Nicotiana spp.). Ethnobotanical data were collected using semistructured interviews, group discussion, guided field wal… © Copyright 2020 CAB International. Media in category "Solanum americanum" The following 136 files are in this category, out of 136 total. There are no pictures available for this datasheet, http://www.globalsciencebooks.info/Online/GSBOnline/images/2013/BBB_7(1)/BBB_7(1)6-13o.pdf, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License, GISD/IASPMR: Invasive Alien Species Pathway Management Resource and DAISIE European Invasive Alien Species Gateway. Plants used in Guatemala for the treatment of dermatophytic infections. Seeds discoid, 1–1.5(–2) mm long, creamy coloured, often tinged with purple (Edmonds and Chweya, 1997; Manoko and Weerden, 2004). The leaves can be applied as a topical for bites and stings. Shahid Akbar, Shahid Akbar, Solanum americanum Mill. The roots were used to treat dizziness, stomachaches and dysentery. Common nightshade (Solanum americanum) (7525644002).jpg 1,024 × 1,024; 885 KB [6,7] Bruised leaves rolled into a ball were rubbed on ʻōpū (stomach) as a cure for indigestion. Whiteflies, aphids, leaf miners, spider mites. 1. (Solanaceae)., Acta Botanica Brasilica, 23(3):826-842 http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0102-33062009000300024&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=pt, Ayesha Mohy-ud-Din, Zaheer-ud-Din Khan, Mushtaq Ahmad, Kashmiri, M. A., 2010. S. americanum is widespread throughout the tropics and subtropics, rare casual in southern Europe, and thought to be native in South America. Solanum americanum American black nightshade This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. In the early 20 th century, farmers would crush the leaves [5] "Resource Units in Hawaiian Culture" by Donald D. Kilolani Mitchell, pages 129, 135. Leaves and young shoots are boiled and used as a leafy vegetable. Hawaiian material medica for asthma, Hawaii Medical Journal , 52(6):160-166, Idowu, O. O., 2009. After flowering, edible glossy blackish-purple fruits are produced in abundance. [7], Juice from the bruised leaves were applied to sore tendons, muscles, and joints as well as for sprains and open wounds. Two potentially toxic plants, Solanum americanum and Annona muricata, were among the most commonly used plants. Inflorescence simple umbellate cymes, 3- to 10-flowered; peduncles to 2.8 cm long, elongating up to 4 cm in fruit. American nightshade ( Solanum americanum) is a herbaceous flowering plant native to the Americas, from the south and west of the United States south to Paraguay and Peru; it also occurs in Hawaii, where it is considered possibly indigenous or may be a Polynesian introduction. This represents a serious health problem. 348. A., 1997. This article reviews, bridges the gap between the folkloric use of Solanum nigrum linn. Solanum in Eurasia and Africa is presented by Edmonds and Chweya (1997). Solanum nigrum naturally occurs in Africa and is used as food as well as medicinal plant in Cameroon to treat pneumonia, aching teeth, stomach ache, tonsillitis, wing worms, pain, inflammation and fever, tumor, inflammation, and also as hepaprotective, diuretic, antipyretic. Categorization of Solanum americanum (SOLAM) THIS WEBSITE USES COOKIES Our website uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best possible online experience. Plant Disease 99(6), 895 ----- confirmed host: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Missouri Botanic Gardens, The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org, Romay, G., Chirinos, D. T., Geraud-Pouey, F., Torres, M., Bragard, C., 2016. Wageningen, Netherlands: PROTA Foundation, Backhuys, CTA. 1989;27(1-2):163-176. Morella) encompasses the Solanum nigrum species complex, which is one of the largest and most variable species groups of the genus. This plant's proper identification is essential not only to plant scientists but to a wide range of users. Other native members of the Nighshade family include and the indigenous ʻōhelo kai (Lycium sandwicense) and four species of ʻaiea in the endemic genus Nothocestrum. This book is designed to provide pharmacologists and researchers of natural products a comprehensive review of 200 medicinal plants, their vernacular names in various languages and their medicinal uses around the world, and in some cases, a historical perspective. They possess a degree of bitterness which may be reduced by refreshing the cooking water or serving together with cooked amaranth. Following Knapp et al. Solanum with blackish fruits are known as S. nigrum, including S. americanum. Download Citation | On Nov 1, 2013, T. K. Lim published Solanum americanum | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate Pōpolo or glossy nightshade (Solanum americanum) is a member of Solanaceae or the Nightshade family. Normally S. americanum fruits are considered to be inedible but they are consumed when ripe in parts of Kenya and in the border region between southeastern Zimbabwe and Mozambique (Manoko and Weerden, 2004). is a taxonomically variable species with two formally recognized botanical varieties (var. (2007) used AFLP markers to support the elevation of var. Pōpolo (Solanum americanum) is considered to be either indigenous or an early Polynesian introduction to the Hawaiian Archipelago. Akhtar, M. S. and Munir, M. Evaluation of the gastric antiulcerogenic effects of Solanum nigrum, Brassica oleracea and Ocimum basilicum in rats. The consumption of medicinal plants has notably increased over the past two decades. The Latin specific epithet americanum , from the Americas or American, refers to the fact that this species orginated in the Americas, the New World, but now is widely distributed in the tropics and warm areas. Crossref A., Onyango, J. C., Chadha, M. L., Oluoch, M. O., 2009. A pot experiment was therefore conducted to determine the influence of sandy clay loam, silty clay loam, clay loam and loam soils on the morphology of the plant's roots, stems and leaves. Most herbs were used to treat self-limiting conditions but some were used to treat potentially serious medical problems, such as hypertension. CABI Data Mining, 2011. It also goes by the names Devil's berries, Death Cherries, or Deadly nightshade. Medicinal plants were used widely by the outpatient population studied. Use of medicinal plants by ambulatory patients in Puerto Rico, American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy , 41(10):2060-2064, Hope BE, Massey DG, Fournier-Massey G, 1993. This pōpolo is an essential plant for the Hawaiian herb garden. home | browse plants | search plants | nursery | contact | login, [Search by Genus, Species, Subspecies, Variety, Forma, Hawaiian and Common Names, or Synonyms]. Additional Blooming Period and Fruiting Information. Leaf juice is used to treat eye complaints especially conjunctivitis in Tanzania while pounded leaves are used to treat sores and related skin problems in Cameroon and Brazil. RANGE: Pandemic. S. nigrum has been subsumed under S. americanum (RBG, 2017). J Ethnopharmacol. General Information Solanum nigrum is an erect, much-branched annual plant growing around 60cm tall. People consider herbal products as safe because of their natural origin, without taking into consideration whether these plants contain a toxic principle. It is a variable cosmopolitan weed across a large part of its range. It prefers moist soil. It also occurs in New Zealand and Australia (Edmonds and Chweya, 1997). Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Solanum is a large and diverse genus of flowering plants, which include three food crops of high economic importance, the potato, the tomato and the eggplant (aubergine, brinjal). 477-480. http://edepot.wur.nl/417517, Manoko, M. L. K., Berg, R. G. van den, Feron, R. M. C., Weerden, G. M. van der, Mariani, C., 2007. It cannot grow in the shade. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. [2,7] The juice of the berries was also taken as a laxative. Birds eat the fruits and disperse the seeds. [3] http://www.hear.org/pier/species/solanum_americanum.htm [Accessed 8/16/10]. Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants was carried out from June 25 to September 5, 2015, in Berbere district of Oromia region, Ethiopia. S. americanum Mill. Some forms of this plant are occasionally cultivated, especially in western Africa and … Annual or short-lived perennial herb, erect and widely spreading, up to 150 cm tall unarmed; stem rounded or narrowly winged, sometimes warty, glabrous or sparsely pubescent, young stem sometimes covered with curved, simple hairs. Agra, M. de F., Nurit-Silva, K., Berger, L. R., 2009. Effect of planting density on yield components of nightshade., Acta Horticulturae:733-739 http://www.actahort.org, O'Connor-Sánchez, A., Domínguez-May, Á. V., Keb-Llanes, M. A., González-Estrada, T. A., Peña-Ramírez, Y. J., 2010. The Latin generic name Solanum is derived from solor or solatus, comforter, for some plants in this genus that were used medically, specifically S. nigrum, once used to treat epilepsy. Seedling growth is fast after epigeal germination and flowering occurs within 2 months of seed germination. These under-recognized food crops have not been subjected to extensive studies for their nutritional and antinutritive factors. Global register of Introduced and Invasive species (GRIIS). Black nightshades: Solanum nigrum L. and related species., In: Black nightshades: Solanum nigrum L. and related species.. International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI). Exploiting the genetic diversity of vegetable African nightshades, Bioremidation, Biodiversity and Bioavailability , 7(1):6-13 http://www.globalsciencebooks.info/Online/GSBOnline/images/2013/BBB_7(1)/BBB_7(1)6-13o.pdf, Ondieki, M. J., Aguyoh, J. N., Opiyo, A., 2011. This species has a wide distribution in tropical to warm temperate and native to the Americas from the south and west parts of the USA south to Peru and Paraguay, and the Hawaiian Islands. However, Manoko et al. Seed dormancy in nightshade., Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira, 32(12):1317-1323, Luo Ming, Ding LingWen, Ge ZhiJuan, Wang ZhenYu, Hu BoLun, Yang XiaoBei, Sun QiaoYang, Xu ZengFu, 2012. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. NEWS7 TAMIL Medicinal herbs available at your door step | Poovali | News7 Tamil Herbs are used for food, flavoring, medicine, or perfume. Besides the above names, all four native species share the Hawaiian name pōpolo, which refers to the plant itself. Plant Resources of Tropical Africa (PROTA) 2. [7]. Solanum americanum Mill. Tender shoots and leaves, which made excellent greens (spinach), were wrapped in or tied onto ti leaves, steamed in an ʻimu and eaten in times of food scarcity by early Hawaiians. Solanum americanum, commonly known as American black nightshade, small-flowered nightshade or glossy nightshade is a herbaceous flowering plant of wide though uncertain native range. In Africa all species of sect. The closest relatives of S. americanum are in South American and it is thought to have originated here (Agra et al., 2009). We do not use these to store personal information about you.Continuing to use this website means you agree to our use of cookies. Effect of N-fertilization on yield components of nightshade., Acta Horticulturae:727-732 http://www.actahort.org, Mwai, G. N., Onyango, M. O. Nutritional value of nightshade (Solanum americanum L.) leaves, Electronic Journal of Food and Plants Chemistry, 3(1):14-17, Hernández L, Muñoz RA, Miró G, Martínez M, Silva-Parra J , Chávez PI, 1984. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. S. scabrum is often confused with S. americanum but S. scabrum has thicker stems, larger rounded leaves and larger fruits (Manoko and Weerden, 2004). Edmonds) and a single subspecies nutans (R.J. Henderson) RJF Henderson (RBG, 2017). Morphological variability in the species complex is largely due to a combination of phenotypic and genotypic variation in floral and vegetative characters, along with interspecific hybridization accompanied by backcrossing to the parental species (Edmonds and Chweya, 1997). The Latin generic name Solanum is derived from solor or solatus, comforter, for some plants in this genus that were used medically, specifically S. nigrum, once used to treat epilepsy. In Puerto Rico it has been used as a molluscicide and to treat gastrointestinal disorders (Hernández et al., 1984; Meléndez and Capriles, 2002). Medicinal plants were used widely by the outpatient population studied. The fruits and leaves are still used in modern times and usually enjoyed fresh. Nutrient composition of selected medicinal leafy vegetables in Western Nigeria., Journal of Medicinal Food, 13(2):476-479 http://www.liebertonline.com/jmf, Ladeira, A. M., 1997. An identification key to the species of sect. Plants will reseed themselves. Plants grow as annuals, but sometimes lasting two years. Accelerated cloning of a potato late blight-resistance gene using RenSeq and SMRT sequencing., Nature Biotechnology, 34(6):656-660 http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/v34/n6/abs/nbt.3540.html. Kaluna M. Kaʻaiakamanu, pages 87-88. First report of Potato yellow mosaic virus infecting Solanum americanum in Venezuela., New Disease Reports, 34:20 http://www.ndrs.org.uk/article.php?id=034020#, Särkinen, T., Barboza, G. E., Knapp, S., 2015. The juice of the chewed leaves can be rubbed on an infants joints to assist in strengthening. In Hawaiʻi, pōpolo can be found in a number of dry to wet habitats from sea level to over 7800 feet on all of the main islands and in the Northwest Islands on Kure Atoll (Kānemilohaʻi), Midway Atoll (Pihemanu), Pearl & Hermes Reef (Holoikauaua), Lisianski (Papaʻāpoho), Laysan (Kauō), and Nīhoa. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. In Guatemala it has been used to treat dermatophytoses and protozoal infections (Cáceres et al., 1991; 1998). nodiflorum to a separate species S. nodiflorum. [6] "Lāʻau Hawaiʻi: Traditional Hawaiian Uses of Plants" by Isabella Aiona Abbott, pages 98, 99. Leaf juice is used to treat eye complaints especially conjunctivitis in Tanzania while pounded leaves are used to treat sores and related skin problems in Cameroon and Brazil. The certain native range encompasses the tropics and subtropics of the Americas, Melanesia, New Guinea, and Australia. Despite being widely cultivated and used, data on certain parts other than the fruit are limited. Särkinen et al. A., Onyango, J. C., Chadha, M. L., Oluoch, M. O., 2009. There are four species of Solanum native to the Hawaiian Achipelago with one questionably indigenous species, glossy nightshade (S. americanum), with juicy edible fruits, and three endemics, pōpolo kū mai (S. incompletum), pōpolo (S. nelsonii), and pōpolo ʻaiakeakua (S. sandwicense), all of which do not have edible fruits. View abstract. (Solanaceae), Handbook of 200 Medicinal Plants, 10.1007/978-3-030-16807-0, (1673-1684), (2020). The section has a large number of morphogenetically distinct taxa that demonstrate their greatest diversity and numbers in the neotropics, especially South America (Edmonds and Chweya, 1997). An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region. Plants used in Guatemala for the treatment of protozoal infections. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http://browsehappy.com/. Sometimes the leaves were cooked with pork, fish or wild birds. Rights Management | About this Site | Contact Uses Ethnobotanic: The roots, leaves, and branches were used by various Native American tribes for medicinal purposes to treat malarial fevers and rheumatism. [6], Pōpolo was one of the most important herbs for early Hawaiians. Invasive Species Databases.. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. [1], The fruits, called pūʻili or ʻolohua, were enjoyed by early Hawaiians much as they are today. Chemotaxonomic studies of the S. nigrum complex using alkaloids support the distinction of S. americanum, S. chenopodioides and S. villosum as separate species (Mohy-ud-Din et al., 2010). Often found in disturbed ground from sea level to 2926 m (Edmonds and Chweya, 1997), but it is mainly found at low altitudes growing as a weed on various soil types in open or lightly shaded areas. Screening for antimycotic activity of 44 plant extracts., Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 31(3):263-276, Cáceres, A., López, B., González, S., Berger, I., Tada, I., Maki, J., 1998. Eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) is a famous edible and medicinal plant. This paper reports an ethnobotanical study that focused on the traditional medicinal plants used by local communities to treat human diseases. The leaves of the Popolo are chewed or brewed into a tea. The small shrubs are very easy to grow from seed. Solanum americanum is one of the most prominent species used to treat type 2 diabetes in Guatemala. Vegetable nightshades from Solanum americanum, Solanum nigrum, Solanum scabrum and Solanum villosum are among the major AIVs used as a leafy vegetables and consumed regularly in many countries in sub-Sahara Africa. All the available data on the chemical compounds and the pharmacological studies on these plants/compounds have been incorporated. Native Plants Hawaii. [6], The young leaves were used medicinally for coughs and sore throats, either eaten raw or roasted in ti (kī) leaves over charcoal. Some edible family favorites are tomato, potato, eggplant, cape gooseberry or pohā, tomatillo, and green and chile peppers. Then, there are some merely grown for their beautiful flowers like the garden favorites petunias, and the spectacular Golden challice vine (Solandra maxima). Flora of Paraíba, Brazil: Solanum L. Autumn elsewhere. Flowering continues and fruits crop with the pedicel when ripe. Excerpted from a plaque in the Hawaiian medicinal garden at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. But the "Queen of Toxins," and one of our planets deadliest, is Belladonna (Atropa belladonna), which possess tropane alkaloids. Flowers bisexual, regular, 5-merous; pedicel 5–10 mm long, becoming nodding; calyx cup-shaped, 1.5–2 mm in diameter, lobes ovate to oblong, reflexed in fruit; corolla deeply stellate, 5–9 mm in diameter, white or flushed purple with basal yellow-green star, lobes ovate-oblong, approx. (Sn) and the results of evidence based experiments. Variations in growth and yield characteristics of three black nightshade species grown under high altitude conditions., Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America, 2(3):401-406 http://scihub.org/ABJNA/PDF/2011/3/ABJNA-2-3-401-406.pdf, RBG, 2017. In Hawaii S. americanum has been used to treat asthma (Hope et al., 1993). In semiarid regions it occurs near water sources or infests irrigated fields as it does not tolerate drought (Manoko and Weerden, 2004). [6], A blackish purple dye was made from the fruits. The plants are arranged by the type and … Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list. 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