Solanum melongena L. (Aubergine, eggplant)

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Aubergine, eggplant

PHOTOS OF AUBERGINE

Solanum melongea

Photo of Solanum melongena L.

Solanum melongena L. – (Aubergine, eggplant)

Annual plant of the Potato family -solanaceae- up to 1 m. Erect stems. Thick leaves, ovate, pubescent, with long stalks. Violet purplish flowers, till 3 cm wide. Edible fruit in cherry, dark purplish (aubergine). Cultivated in orchards because of the fruits.

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16 November, 2020

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