Potato family (Solanaceae)
Potato (Solanum tuberosum L) is a Solanaceae that produces potatoes
The Potato family (Nightshade family) - Solanaceae - comprises about 2500 species of plants spread all over the world but mainly in tropical America.
They are herbs, trees and shrubs.
Many of these species are very important for mankind because of their value as food (Potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, etc.,), because of their alkaloid properties(tobacco, deadly nightshade, Thorn-apple, henbane, mandrake, etc.) and as garden plants.
The most important ones are the following:
Other interesting articles
This material is for informational purposes only. In case of doubt, consult the doctor.