Ethnobotany of the genus Cyphomandra (Solanaceae)

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College College of Science
Department Biology
Creator Bohs, Lynn A.
Title Ethnobotany of the genus Cyphomandra (Solanaceae)
Date 1989
Description Plants of the genus Cyphomandra (Solanaceae) have long been utilized for their edible fruits in their native Latin America. The best-known species is the domesticated tree tomato or tamarillo, Cyphomandra betacea. This species, popular as a raw or cooked fruit, is widely cultivated in Andean South America and is now dispersed worldwide in subtropical areas.
Type Text
Publisher New York Botanical Garden Press
Volume 43
Issue 2
First Page 143
Last Page 163
Subject Cyphomandra; Cyphomandra betacea; Alkaloids
Subject LCSH Solanaceae; Ethnobotany
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Bohs, L. A. (1989). Ethnobotany of the genus Cyphomandra (Solanaceae). Economic Botany, 43(2), 143-63.
Rights Management (c)New York Botanical Garden Press
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2012-06-13
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