Mozambique Bitter Apple

Scientific Name
Solanum tettense Klotzsch var. renschii (Vatke) A.E.Gonç.
Higher Classification
Solanum chondropetalum Dammer, Solanum diplocincinnum Dammer, Solanum kibweziense Dammer, Solanum koniortodes Dammer, Solanum kwebense N.E.Br. ex C.H.Wright, Solanum kwebense N.E.Br. ex C.H.Wright var. chondropetalum (Dammer) Bitter, Solanum kwebense N.E.Br. ex C.H.Wright var. luderitzii (Schinz) Bitter, Solanum luderitzii Schinz, Solanum renschii Vatke, Solanum tenuiramosum Dammer, Solanum upingtoniae Schinz
Common Names
Mozambique Bitter Apple (e)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
W. Foden & L. Potter
This taxon was not selected in any one of four screening processes for highlighting potential taxa of conservation concern for detailed assessment and was hence given an automated status of Least Concern. The Threatened Species Programme is currently systematically completing full assessments for all taxa with an automated status. If you disagree with this taxon's status, please contact the Threatened Species Programme at the link below.
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Solanum tettense Klotzsch var. renschii (Vatke) A.E.Gonç.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2005. Solanum tettense Klotzsch var. renschii (Vatke) A.E.Gonç. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/22

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