Solanum anthropophagorum Seem.
Solanum lydgatei H.St.John
Solanum macdanielsii H.St.John
Solanum ornans Witasek
Solanum polynesicum H.St.John
Solanum popolo H.St.John
Solanum savaiense Witasek
Solanum tongaense H.St.John
Solanum tuamotuense H.St.John
Solanum upolense Witasek
Solanum uporo Dunal
Solanum viride is an erect (but sometimes subscandent or sprawling) shrub growing 1-3 metres tall[
A form that has arisen out of cultivation (cv. 'Anthropophagorum) is sometimes grown for its edible leaves and fruits[
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[
Southern Pacific - Fiji and Tonga to the Tuamotus and Hawaii.
Cliffs and limestone rock faces (possibly always on limestone), on edges of forest, and in open places at elevations from sea level to 100 metres[
There is no evidence that the wild form of this plant is used for food, but a form with larger leaves and fruits (cv. 'Anthropophagorum') is traditionally cultivated in and near villages as a food crop[
Fruit - cooked[
]. They resemble tomatoes, and are used for making sauces[
]. The red fruit is up to 5cm in diameter[
Leaves and young stems - cooked as a potherb[
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