Taxon  Report   9153 
Lycianthes rantonnettii  (Carriere ex Lescuy.) Bitter
Blue potatobush
Lycianthes rantonnettii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Lycianthes
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More information about  Lycianthes rantonnettii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 27, 2016).

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