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Solanum lycopersicum L.

Synonyms

Lycopersicon cerasiforme, Lycopersicon esculentum, Lycopersicon galenii, Lycopersicon humboldtii, Lycopersicon lycopersicum, Lycopersicon macrophyllum, Lycopersicon philippinarum, Lycopersicon pomumamoris, Lycopersicon pyriforme, Lycopersicon spurium, Solanum humboldtii, Solanum luridum, Solanum pomiferum, Solanum pruniforme, Solanum pseudolycopersicum, Solanum racemigerum, Solanum spurium

Common names

Solanum esculentum, tomato plant

Extract from Wikipedia article

The tomato is the edible, often red fruit/berry of the nightshade Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant. The species originated in the South American Andes and its use as a food originated in Mexico, and spread throughout the world following the Spanish colonization of the Americas. Its many varieties are now widely grown, sometimes in greenhouses in cooler climates.[+]

LinkTomato plant (Solanum lycopersicum) growing on Umm Wishad Street in Musheirib area. Doha, Qatar, April 18, 2014
Location on mapsUmm Wishad Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkTomato plant (Solanum lycopersicum) with fruits near Al Ghada Street in Al Luqta area. Doha, Qatar, April 19, 2016
Location on mapsMalik Bin Anas St, Doha, Qatar

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