- The Solanum capsicoides described by C.F.P. von Martius is now Solanum hirtellum.
- "Solanum ciliatum" and "Solanum pentapetaloides" redirect here. These can also refer to other Solanaceae; see below.
Solanum capsicoides (Cockroach Berry, known as polohauaiʻi in Polynesia) is a flowering plant in the Solanaceae family. It is native to eastern Brazil but naturalized in other tropical regions, where it sometimes becomes an invasive weed.
This species had been included in S. aculeatissimum as variety denudatum by Dunal (Solanum denudatum of Bitter is S. humile as described by Lamarck). It was also included in the eggplant (S. melongena) under its junior synonym S. trongum (as var. sinuato-pinnatifidum), also by Dunal.
In addition, the Cockroach Berry is sometimes referenced under the following obsolete names:
- Solanum arrebenta Vell.
- Solanum bodinieri H.Lév. & Vaniot
- Solanum capsicoides Hort. Paris ex Lam. (preoccupied)
- Solanum ciliare Willd.
- Solanum ciliatum Lam.
- Solanum ciliatum var. arenarium Dunal
- S. arenarium of Schur is S. villosum as described by Philip Miller.
- S. arenarium of Otto Sendtner is a valid species
- Solanum macowanii Fourc.
- Solanum pentapetaloides Roxb. ex Hornem.
- Solanum pentapetalum Schltdl.
- Solanum sinuatifolium Vell.
- Solanum sphaerocarpum Moric.
- PIER (2007)
- Guézou, A; Pozo, P; Buddenhagen, C (Oct 2007), Cresswell, Will, ed., Preventing establishment: an inventory of introduced plants in Puerto Villamil, Isabela Island, Galapagos (Free full text), PLoS ONE 2 (10): e1042, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001042, PMC 2002516, PMID 17940606
- Solanaceae Source (2006)
- Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER) (2007): Solanum capsicoides. Version of 2007-MAR-21. Retrieved 2007-SEP-15.
- Solanaceae Source (2006): Solanum sessiliflorum. Version of May 2006. Retrieved 2008-SEP-26.
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