Solanaceae


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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.
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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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Las semillas y polen pertenecieron a 21 familias: Annonaceae, Araceae, Asteraceae, Bombacaceae, Bromeliaceae, Cactaceae, Cecropiaceae, Cyclanthaceae, Clusiaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Fabaceae, Flaucourtiaceae, Malvaceae, Marcgraviaceae, Melastomataceae, Moraceae, Piperaceae, Proteaceae, Rubiaceae, Solanaceae y Urticaceae; se siguio el sistema de clasificacion clasica de Cronquist (1981).
Aunque se trata de uno de los lugares mas secos de la tierra, alberga un tipo extraordinario de vegetacion y una alta diversidad de Solanaceae (Dillon, 2005).
Aislamiento e identificacion de alcaloides del tropano en especies del genero Brugmansia (Solanaceae).
Fluorescent chromosome banding in the cultivated species of Capsicum (Solanaceae).
Las especies mas relevantes para la poblacion Pamparomina son: Alnus acuminata (Betulaceae), Iochroma umbellatum (Solanaceae) y Polylepis racemosa (Rosaceae).
Key words: Solanaceae, Chemosystematic analysis, epidermal leaf anatomy, Pollen analysis, organoleptography, UV and IR analysis.
The chili, actually, is a fruit pod from the plant belonging to the nightshade family (Solanaceae), within the genus, capsicum.
In Brazil, the species is considered a pest of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) (Malvaceae), melon (Cucumis melo) (Cucurbitaceae), mango (Mangifera indica) (Anacardiaceae), lettuce (Lactuca sativa) (Asteraceae), tomato (Solanum lycopersicun) (Solanaceae), pepper (Capsicum annuum) (Solanaceae), tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) (Solanaceae), eggplant (Solanum melongena) (Solanaceae), soybean (Glycine max) (Fabaceae), rose (Rosa sp.) (Rosaceae) and watermelon (C.