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|Family: Solanaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lycopersicon||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lycopersicon peruvianum (L.) Mill.
Habit: Spreading to reclining from thick taproot. Leaf: 5--12 cm. Inflorescence: few- to many-flowered; peduncle 3--15 cm; bracts leaf-like, simple. Fruit: 1.5 cm wide, spheric, green.
Ecology: Disturbed sites; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SCo; Distribution Outside California: native to South America. Flowering Time: Summer--fall
Synonyms: Solanum peruvianum L.
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael H. Nee
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lycopersicon esculentum
Next taxon: Nicandra
Citation for this treatment: Michael H. Nee 2017. Lycopersicon peruvianum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=77304, accessed on February 27, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 27, 2017.