Solanum juciri Mart. ex Sendtn.
Solanum oleraceum Vell.
Solanum viridipes Dunal
Solanum alternatopinnatum is a prickly, climbing, perennial vine. The stems are herbaceous to subwoody and persisting for more than a year[
The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.
Although providing many well-known foods for people, including the potato, tomato, pepper and aubergine, most plants in the family Solanaceae also contain poisonous alkaloids. Unless there are specific entries with information on edible uses, it would be unwise to ingest any part of this plant[
S. America - Argentina, Paraguay, southern, central and eastern Brazil.
Forested areas at elevations from 100 - 950 metres[
A plant of mainly lowland areas in the subtropics to tropics, found at elevations from 100 - 950 metres[
The leaves are diuretic and narcotic[
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