Solanum melongena L.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY OR BRINJAL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Species : Solanum melongena
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Solanum melongena L.
  • Common name : Egg plant, Brinjal
  • Vernacular name : Baigan (Hin.); Badne-kaayi (Kan.); Kathiri (Tam.); Vankaya chettu (Tel.); Vilayati, Baigan (Ori.)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Comments : Widely cultivated for the edible fruits.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of the world
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Solanum melongena. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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