Solanum pyracanthum, Jacq. An erect spiny plant with woody st. 3 ft. tall: lvs. 5-6 in. long, short-petioled, oblong, acute, deeply lobed and the lobes oblong, entire, obtuse, tomentose, spiny along the midvein: fls. numerous, in lateral racemes sometimes 6 in. long; corolla blue: fr. globose, glabrous, nearly 1/2 in. diam. Probably Afr.
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