Solanum aviculare Health effects and herbal facts
Solanum aviculare, commonly called Poroporo or Kangaroo Apple, is a soft-wooded shrub native to New Zealand and the east coast of Australia. It can grow up to 12 feet tall. The leaves are, 8–30 cm long, lobed or entire, with any lobes being 1–10 cm long. Its hermaphroditic flowers are white, mauve to blue-violet, 25–40 mm wide, and are followed by poisonous berries 10–15 mm wide, orange-red to scarlet.
Economic importance of Solanum aviculare
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- Malesia: Indonesia - Irian Jaya; Papua New Guinea
- Australia: Australia - New South Wales , Queensland , Victoria
- New Zealand: New Zealand
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