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Genus: Lycopersicon

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid I > Order: Solanales > Family: Solanaceae

Two species cultivated.

Species naturalised in southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI).

Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium (Currant tomato)

Native to Peru and Ecuador.

 

Lycopersicon esculentum (Tomato)

Native to Peru.

 
 

Publications

  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.

 

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