Solanaceae Source

A global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family

Bolivia, April - May 2007

<p>Collecting stop along the New Road to Cochabamba, vicinity of Villa Tunari.</p>

<p>Stephen Stern (L) and Fabian Michelangeli collect in a river bed along the New Road to Cohcabamba.</p>

<p>A collecting stop along the New Road to Cochabamba.</p>

<p>Fabian Michelangeli (L) sorts and packs silic dried collection while Stephen Stern (R) labels digital photographs at the hotel in Cochabamba, Bolivia.</p>

<p>View of Toncoli, Bolivia, in the rain (New Road to Cochabamba). Note the Solanum caricaefolium Rusby infructescence on the dashboard.</p>

<p>A collecting stop along the road to Tablas Monte.</p>

<p>Michael Nee and Oscar Colque pressing collections along the Old Road from Cochabamba.</p>

<p>Nearing Pojo, Bolivia, along the Old Road from Cochabamba.</p>

<p>Roland Flores (L) and Oscar Colque (R) seemed very excited to spend the night Pojo, Bolivia.</p>

<p>The students&#39; room at the Pension Ricon El Pojenito. Michael Nee preparing to lecture on the origin of domesticated squashes. Right to left Oscar Colque, Michael Nee, Roland Flores, Fabian Michelangeli, and Stephen Stern.</p>

<p>Elfin cloud forest at &quot;Siberia&quot; along the Old Road from Cochabamba, Bolivia.</p>

<p>The mist rolls in on the crew in &quot;Siberia&quot; along the Old Road from Cochabamba, Bolivia.</p>

<p>Donald McClelland (L) and Fabian Michelangeli at &quot;The Antennas&quot;.</p>

<p>A three toed sloth we stumbled across while collecting along the road from Trinidad to Loreto, Bolivia.</p>

<p>Stephen Stern (L) and Aquilino Molina (R) collecting along the road from Trinidad to Loreto, Bolivia.</p>

<p>Solanum moxosense M.Nee is a recently described a weedy species found only in the vicinity of Trinidad, Bolivia. Lat/long. 14&deg;50&#39;25&quot;S, 64&deg;54&#39;11&quot;W.</p>

Although the spines of Solanum poinsettiifolium Rusby might deter many botanists, the stunning flowers are a treat. Lat/long 14°48'43"S 64°53'30"W.

A member of the Gonatotrichum clade Solanum turneroides Chodat has explosive dispersal of its seeds. The heterantherous flowers are also a rare occurrence in the genus. Lat/long 17°58'S, 63°11'30"W.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith