Details of this species in Saint Helena
Source: Ashmole and Ashmole, 2000 in Varnham, 2006
Arrival Date: c. 1870
Species Notes for this Location:
Solanum mauritianum commonly known as bilberry, is a deliberate introduction from Kew Gardens. It is abundant in both dry areas and guts from about 600 to 700m (Ashmole and Ashmole, 2000 in Varnham, 2006).
Management Notes for this Location:
Reduction in native biodiversity: Solanum mauritianum adversely affects indigenous vegetation on the central ridge (Ashmole and Ashmole, 2000 in Varnham, 2006).
Last Modified: 17/06/2008 10:41:57 a.m.