Solanum quitoense

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Noun1.Solanum quitoense - small perennial shrub cultivated in uplands of South America for its edible bright orange fruits resembling tomatoes or oranges
genus Solanum, Solanum - type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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(2013) determined a curve for the development of lulo fruit (Solanum quitoense Lam) and found that the pattern of development adjusted to a simple sigmoid model, with three stages of growth.
Among these, some native fruits of the Andean Region of South America, such as naranjilla (Solanum quitoense Lam.), uvilla (Physalis peruviana L.), and mortino (Vaccinium floribundum Kunth), may be included.
(1991) recorded 98.0% of egg viability when the larvae were reared on nightshade fruits, a perennial solanaceaus species, Solanum quitoense grown in Northwestern South America.
Revision del estado del conocimiento sobre la funcion productiva del lulo (Solanum quitoense Lam.) en Colombia.