Differing from Solanum chiefly in its anthers, which are connate into a slender cone, elongate, tapering to a long sterile tip, and opening by longitudinal slits; ovary in cultivated forms usually with more than 2 (commonly 4) locules; seeds winged by agglutinated hairs; unarmed herbs with pinnate compound lvs and yellow fls. 7, Pacific S. Amer.
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