Solanum aculeastrum has a spiny stem and is recognised by its bright yellow berry, which is often compared to lemons.
Solanum aculeastrum is found in Africa and is most abundant across Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, and Tanzania.
Solanum aculeastrum has a wide range of uses, it is
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Solanum aculeastrum flowers are white or rarely pale purple.
In the Kenyan and north Tanzanian highlands Solanum aculeastrum can be recognised by its globose to elliptic or pyriform fruit less than two times longer than wide.
Solanum aculeastrum flowers.
Solanum aculeastrum occurs in forest margins, grassland, scrub, and open disturbed places at 1200-2100m elevation, occasionally found up to 3200m elevation.
The fruit of Solanum aculeastrum is sweet and eaten by elephants and cattle.
Solanum aculeastrum is often planted as a hedge.
Researching the spiny Solanum of Africa and Madagascar using traditional botanical systematics techniques.
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