Economic Botany

, Volume 39, Issue 1, pp 4–11 | Cite as

Ethnobotany of the Naranjilla (Solanum quitoense) and its relatives

  • Charles B. Heiser


Economic Botany Colombia Ecuador Large Fruit Domesticate Plant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles B. Heiser
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  1. 1.Department of BiologyIndiana UniversityBloomington

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