Solanum trisectum Dunal (1852:36)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Nycterium triphyllum Lowe in Trans. Cambridge Philos. Soc. 6: 536 (1838); Normania triphylla (Lowe) Lowe in Man. Fl. Madeira 2: 87 (1872)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1872 or before (Alves et al., 2019)

Rediscovered in 1991 by Priest Manuel Nóbrega





Biology & Ecology










Alves, Sónia Ferraz et al. (2019). Ecology and Diversity of Solanum trisectum Dunal From Madeira Island: Implications for Its Conservation. Asian Journal of Plant Science and Research 9(2): 16-29.

Bitter, G. (1912). Solana nova vel minus cognita. IV.Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 241-260.

Bohs, L. and Olmstead, R. G. (2001). A reassessment of Normania and Triguera (Solanaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 228: 33-48.
Francisco-Ortega, J., Hawkes, J. G., Lester, R. N. and Acebes-Ginovés, J. R. (1993). Normania, an endemic Macaronesian genus distinct from Solanum (Solanaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 185: 189-205.

Muer, T., Sauerbier, H. and Cabrara Calixto, F. (2020). Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Madeiras: 1-792. Verlag und Versandbuchhandlung Andreas Kleinsteuber.

Press, J. R. and Short, M. J. (1994). Flora of Madeira. The Natural History Museum London. [pp. 300-301]

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