Selected Herbarium Specimen Details (4) Download

Family Name:Solanaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Solanum melongena L. - Determined By: W. G. D'Arcy, 1975
Determination History: Solanum melongena L. - Determined By: N. Chevalier
Locality:USA. Florida. Hillsborough Co.: 2616 Auburn Avenue, Tampa. 27º 56’ 51” N -82º -27’ -30” W
Description:Herbaceous becoming woody at base, dark purple egg shaped berries. 
Notes:CULTIVATED.
Collector:D. Burch 3708
  with N. Chevalier
Date:Jul 1970
Accession No:93635
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Family Name:Solanaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Solanum melongena L. - Determined By: R. P. Wunderlin, 1975
Determination History: Solanum melongena L. - Determined By: M. Riddle
Locality:USA. Florida. Polk Co.: Reynolds road, Lakeland. 28º 2’ 22” N -81º -56’ -59” W
Description:Herb to 0.8 m; flowers purple. 
Reproductive State:Flower
Notes:CULTIVATED.
Collector:D. Burch 6313
  with M. Riddle
Date:22 Jun 1972
Accession No:287140
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Family Name:Solanaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Solanum melongena L. - Determined By: W. G. D'Arcy, 1975
Determination History: Solanum melongena L. - Determined By: D. Burch
Locality:USA. Florida. Hillsborough Co.: USF Botanical Garden, Tampa. 27º 56’ 51” N -82º -27’ -30” W
Description:Erect to 5 dm; flowers purple; fruits white, the size and shape of a hen's egg, becoming yellow at maturity. 
Reproductive State:Flower
Notes:CULTIVATED.
Collector:D. Burch 6452
Date:15 Dec 1972
Accession No:103474
Image:103474.jpg

Family Name:Solanaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Solanum melongena L. - Determined By: M. S. Frank
Locality:USA. Florida. Alachua Co.: 316 NE 13th Avenue, Gainesville.
Description:Annual shrub 3 ft. tall; corolla lavender; fruit broadly pear-shaped, dark blackish purple, -8 in. long at maturity; cv. "Black Beauty" is an heirloom cultivar considered one of the earliest larg-fruited varieties, originally knnown as 'Imperial Black Beauty'. It was developed in the late 19th century by crossing 'Black Pekin' and "Large Early Purple', and was introduced by Burpee in 1902. 
Habitat:Vegetable garden in residential landscape.
Reproductive State:Flower
Notes:CULTIVATED
Collector:M. S. Frank 1357
Date:11 Dec 2016
Accession No:302326
Image:302326.jpg

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