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Eggplant


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  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • Aubergine (Plant)
    • Brinjal
    • Brinjal eggplant
    • Egg-plant
    • Garden egg
    • Guinea squash
    • Madapple
    • Melongena ovata
    • Melongena tereta
    • Melongene
    • Meloongen
    • Squash, Guinea
    • Solanum cumingii
    • Solanum edule
    • Solanum esculentum
    • Solanum heteracanthum
    • Solanum incanum
    • Solanum insanum
    • Solanum longum
    • Solanum melanocarpum
    • Solanum melongena
    • Solanum oviferum
    • Solanum ovigerum
    • Solanum pressum
    • Solanum pseudoundatum
    • Solanum sanctum
    • Solanum sativum
    • Solanum serpentinum
    • Solanum trongum
    • Solanum undatum
    • Solanum zeilanicum
  • Broader Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Egg-plant
  • Sources

    • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 21, 2012:Eggplant (The eggplant, brinjal eggplant, aubergine, melongene, brinjal or guinea squash (Solanum melongena) is a plant of the family Solanaceae (also known as the nightshades) and genus Solanum. Synonyms: Solanum ovigerum; Solanum trongum. The popular name eggplant is used in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. In Indian, South African, Malaysian and Singaporean English, the fruit is called brinjal, being derived directly from the Portuguese beringela. A less common British English word is melongene, which is also from French (derived) from Italian "melanzana". In the Caribbean Trinidad, it also goes by "meloongen" from melongene.)
    • found: Dictionary.com, Aug. 21, 2012(eggplant 1. a plant, Solanum melongena esculentum, of the nightshade family, cultivated for its edible, dark-purple or occasionally white or yellow fruit. 2. the fruit of this plant used as a table vegetable. 3. a blackish purple color; aubergine.)
    • found: ITIS, Aug. 21, 2012(Solanum melongena L. -- eggplant)
    • found: Plants database, via WWW, Aug. 21, 2012(Solanum melongena L., eggplant)
    • found: Mansfeld's world database of agricultural and horticultural crops, via WWW, Aug. 21, 2012(Accepted name: Solanum melongena. Synonyms: Solanum oviferum; Solanum pressum; Solanum incanum; Solanum melongena var. serpentinum; Solanum insanum; Solanum undatum; Solanum cumingii; Solanum melongena var. esculentum; Melongena ovata; Solanum heteracanthum; Solanum melanocarpum; Solanum sativum; Solanum pseudoundatum; Melongena tereta; Solanum sanctum; Solanum ovigerum; Solanum melongena var. inerme; Solanum esculentum; Solanum longum; Solanum melongena var. ovigerum; Solanum serpentinum; Solanum melongena var. depressum; Solanum edule; Solanum zeilanicum. Common names (English): brinjal eggplant; egg-plant; madapple)
  • LC Classification

    • QK495.S7
    • SB351.E5
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2012-11-09: revised
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