Solanum chippendalei

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Solanum chippendalei
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Scientific classification
S. chippendalei
Binomial name
Solanum chippendalei

Solanum chippendalei is a small fruiting shrub in the family Solanaceae, native to northern Australia.[2] It is named after its discoverer, George Chippendale. The fruits, known as "bush tomatoes", are edible and are harvested in the wild.[3]

The species occurs in Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Solanum chippendalei". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2009-07-12.
  2. ^ "Solanum chippendalei Symon". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.
  3. ^ "Solanum Chippendalei, Bush Tomato, Fruit". NUTTAB 2006 Online Version. Food Standards Australia New Zealand. Archived from the original on 30 July 2008.

External links[edit]

"Solanum chippendalei Symon". Atlas of Living Australia.