ⓘ Solanum prinophyllum

                                     

ⓘ Solanum prinophyllum

Solanum prinophyllum, known as the forest nightshade is a small plant native to the east coast of Australia. It is a short lived herb, annual or perennial.

Forest nightshade grows to 50 cm in height. Its leaves are 5 to 8 cm long and 3-5 cm wide. They are prickly and often with a hint of purple. The stems and thorns. The five petalled flowers occur at any time of the year and have a blue or purple color. Petals fused at the base. The fruit is about 15 to 20 mm in diameter, and the stem is from 10 to 20 mm long. The fruit is a berry that remains green or turns purple.

Habitat is wet areas in sclerophyll forest or disturbed areas in the forest.

                                     
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