One of the thirteen major clades of Solanum is the subject of a comprehensive monograph in the Open-Access journal PhytoKeys published in May 2013.
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In a paper published in the open-access journal PLoS ONE, Sandy Knapp, Maria Vorontsova and Jaime Prohens update species circumscription for the relatives of the brinjal eggplant, Solanum melongena.
Maria Vorontsova from the Natural History Museum, London and Eric Tepe from the University of Utah are in Tanzania hunting for rare species of wild spiny aubergines.
Sandy Knapp (NHM) visited South China from 17 February to 8 March 2010 to collect eggplant relatives with colleagues Jin Xiu Wang and Tian Gang Gao from the Institute of Botany of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.