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*Solanum seaforthianum Andrews
Brazilian Nightshade
An introduced plant common in North Queensland. It is originally from the West Indies.

  Solanum seaforthianum Solanum seaforthianum
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers
  Location:Millaa Millaa Falls, North Queensland Location:Falls Circuit, Millaa Millaa, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚29.7288S, 14536.6678E GPS coordinates:17˚29.5368S, 14536.8922E
  Date of photo:16 October 2016 Date of photo:16 October 2016
  Field No.:5725 Field No.:5730A
     
Solanum seaforthianum Solanum seaforthianum
 
Description:Plant Description:Fruit
  Location:Falls Circuit, Millaa Millaa, North Queensland Location:Falls Circuit, Millaa Millaa, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚29.5368S, 14536.8922E GPS coordinates:17˚29.5368S, 14536.8922E
  Date of photo:16 October 2016 Date of photo:16 October 2016
  Field No.:5730A Field No.:5730A
     
  Solanum seaforthianum Solanum seaforthianum
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Ripening fruit
  Location:Millaa Millaa Falls, North Queensland Location:Millaa Millaa Falls, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚29.7288S, 14536.6678E GPS coordinates:17˚29.7288S, 14536.6678E
  Date of photo:16 October 2016 Date of photo:16 October 2016
  Field No.:5725 Field No.:5725
     
  Solanum seaforthianum Solanum seaforthianum
 
  Description:Butterfly on buds Description:Climbing plant
  Location:Falls Circuit, Millaa Millaa, North Queensland Location:Millaa Millaa Falls, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚29.5368S, 14536.8922E GPS coordinates:17˚29.7288S, 14536.6678E
  Date of photo:16 October 2016 Date of photo:16 October 2016
  Field No.:5730A Field No.:5725

 

References (accessed 16 October 2017):

Knapp, S. (2013), A revision of the Dulcamaroid Clade of Solanum L. (Solanaceae). Phytokeys 22: 251-265

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

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


http://keys.lucidcentral.org/keys/v3/eafrinet/weeds/key/weeds/Media/Html/Solanum_seaforthianum_(Brazilian_Nightshade).htm

 

 

 

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*Solanum seaforthianum