Solanum melongena var. insanum Prain

  • Family : SOLANACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Species : Solanum melongena
  • Variety : insanum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not Found in The Plant List
  • Common name : Brinja, Eggplant, Aubergine
  • Vernacular name : Advi Badani, Doorla, Badane, Gulla (Kan.)
  • Key identification features : An erect much branched stout herb or undershrub, usually armed with prickles. Leaves are ovate, sinuately lobed, softly stellately pubescent. Flowers are usually solitary, with calyx lobes being solitary and enlarging in fruit. Corolla is bluish. Berry is large and pendant. Often cultivated as a fruit which are used as a vegetable.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Cultivated
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bidar, Bijapur, Davanagere, Kodagu, Raichur, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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