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So·la·na·ce·ae

(sō'lă-nā'sē-ē),
A family of plants that includes the genus Solanum (nightshade) and some 84 other genera comprising 1800 species, including belladonna, the tomato, and some potato plants.

Solanaceae

[sō′lənā′si·ē]
a family of plants that includes the genus Solanum, or nightshades, with more than 1800 species, including deadly nightshade (belladonna), henbane, tomatoes, and potatoes.

Solanaceae

(sō″lă-nā′sē-ē″) [L. solanum, nightshade + -aceae]
A family of herbs, shrubs, and trees from which several important drugs such as scopolamine and belladonna are derived. Tomatoes and potatoes are members of this family.
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One is in the oleander family (Apocynaceae) and the other is in the potato family (Solanaceae).
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