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Solanum ellipticum R.Br.
Potato Bush
Growing inland from Townsville.

  Solanum ellipticum
Solanum ellipticum
 
  Description:Flower Description:Plant showing spines
  Location:Burdekin Dam, North Queensland Location:Burdekin Dam, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:20˚40.1820S, 14708.9274E GPS coordinates:20˚40.1820S, 14708.9274E
  Date of photo:24 April 2017 Date of photo:24 April 2017
  Field No.:6083 Field No.:6083
     
Solanum ellipticum
Solanum ellipticum
 
Description:Ripening fruit Description:Flower and leaves
  Location:Burdekin Dam, North Queensland Location:Burdekin Dam, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:20˚40.1820S, 14708.9274E GPS coordinates:20˚40.1820S, 14708.9274E
  Date of photo:24 April 2017 Date of photo:24 April 2017
  Field No.:6083 Field No.:6083
     
  Solanum ellipticum
Solanum ellipticum
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant on roadside
  Location:Burdekin Dam, North Queensland Location:Burdekin Dam, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:20˚40.1820S, 14708.9274E GPS coordinates:20˚40.1820S, 14708.9274E
  Date of photo:24 April 2017 Date of photo:24 April 2017
  Field No.:6083 Field No.:6083

 

References (accessed 16 October 2017):

Purdie, R.W., Symon, D.E. & Haegi, L. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1982), Solanaceae. Flora of Australia 29:141-142

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/efsa/lucid/Solanaceae/Solanum%20species/key/Australian%20Solanum%20species/Media/Html/Solanum_ellipticum.htm 

Williams, K.A.W. (1984), Native Plants of Queensland 2: 264

Bean, A.R. (2011), New and reinstated species of the Solanum ellipticum R.Br. (Solanaceae) species group. Austrobaileya 8(3):421-422

http://anpsa.org.au/s-eli.html

http://keys.trin.org.au/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Solanum_ellipticum.htm

 

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Solanum ellipticum