Calflora
Taxon  Report   5244    
Lycopersicon peruvianum  (L.) Miller
Wild tomato
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Lycopersicon peruvianum, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Lycopersicon
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS accepted name:
Solanum peruvianum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Solanum peruvianum
More information about  Lycopersicon peruvianum
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).