Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Solanum eminens A.R.Bean
Bean, A.R. (2004) Austrobaileya 6(4):: 754. Type: Queensland. Cook District: Bellenden Ker Range, 11 October 1974, B. Hyland 7772 (holo: BRI; iso: QRS.
Sprawling perennial vine or shrubs 1-2 m high.
Inflorescence axillary, branched, 7-10-flowered. Pedicels about 12-18 mm long, with or without prickles. Calyx tube 2.5-3.5 mm long, lobes about 0.5-3 mm long, stellate hairs yellow, white or purple. Corolla purplish, 9-14 mm long, stellate hairs present on inner surface. Anthers about 5.5-6.5 mm long. Ovary with stellate hairs only. Style 8.5 mm long.
Fruits globular, 1 per inflorescence, about 17 mm diam., orange. Seeds about 1.9-2.4 mm long, pale yellow.
Distribution and Ecology
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