Solanum africanum

Solanum africanum

Solanum africanum

Scientific name

A creeping semi-succulent plant with terminal white, purple flowers and purple black berries. From the potato (Solanaceae) family, and the Nightshade genus.

References and further reading

Wikipedia page »

We currently have no seeds of this species in our seedbanks. Do you have any seeds or do you know where we can get some? Get in touch!

This table below shows how many plants we are trying to obtain for this species.

Site Area Quantity
Site #102 Newlands 4
Site #96 Bonteheuwel 4
Site #103 Mowbray 4
Site #95 Bonteheuwel 4
Site #104 Athlone 4
Site #105 Rosebank 4
Site #107 Mowbray 0
Total 24

Important characteristics

Conservation status: Least Concern

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.

Suitable for sandy soil

Solanum africanum is indigenous to: Cape Flats Dune Strandveld

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