ⓘ Solanum huaylasense

                                     

ⓘ Solanum huaylasense

It is a sprawling perennial herb, woody at the base, the herb being up to 1 metre 3.3 ft or more in diameter and up to 1m tall. Its stem diameter ranges between 7 and 10 millimetres 0.28 and 0.39 in at the base, not hollow in age, green, minutely puberulent with simple, uniseriate, stiff 1–2-celled trichomes. Sympodial units are 2-foliate sometimes 3-foliate, internodes between 2 and 6 centimetres 0.79 and 2.36 in. Its leaves are interrupted imparipinnate, bright green, minutely pubescent with stiff simple uniseriate trichomes like those of the stems.

Petiole 1 to 4 cm 0.39 and 1.57 in, pseudostipules present or absent, if present, is present at most nodes. Inflorescence varied between 12 and 30 cm, 4.7 and 11.8 in size, with 8-30 flowers ebracteate or bracteate at most nodes from the base. The peduncle is between 5 and 15 cm of 2.0 and 5.9 in, stems between 0.8 and 1.6 cm of 0.31 and 0.63 in, articulated in upper half. Flowers with the Corolla tube for a few minutes, between about 0.5 and 1 mm 0.039 and 0.020 inches. The fruit is 1 to 1.4 cm 0.39 and 0.55 inches in diameter, spherical and green when ripe. Seeds obovoid, narrowly winged at the apex and acute at the base, light brown, covered with hairlike outgrowths of the integument of the radial walls of the cells that give the surface a silky luster. Number of chromosomes: N=12.