American Potato Journal

, Volume 62, Issue 11, pp 629–641 | Cite as

Updated listing of potato species names, abbreviations and taxonomic status

  • Z. Huamán
  • R. W. Ross


Tuber-bearingSolanum species described since 1753 are listed alphabetically. A three-letter abbreviation for numerous species not included in Simmonds (1963) are proposed. Some pertinent taxonomic notes are provided for all species names. The systems of classification proposed by S.M. Bukasov, D.S. Correll, J.G. Hawkes, and C.M. Ochoa have been used to determine the current taxonomic status of each species.

Key Words

Solanum sp. potato taxonomy wild and cultivated potatoes 


Las especies tuberiferas deSolanum descritas desde 1753 son listadas en orden alfabético. Para numerosos nombres especificos no incluidos en Simmonds (1963) se proponen sus abreviaciones en tres letras. También se proporcionan otras notas taxonómicas pertinentes para todas las especies. Los sistemas de clasificación propuestos por S.M. Bukasov, D.S. Correll, J.G. Hawkes, y C.M. Ochoa han sido utilizados para determinar el estado taxonómico actual de cada especie.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Huamán
    • 1
  • R. W. Ross
    • 2
  1. 1.International Potato Center (CIP)LimaPerú
  2. 2.Department of HorticultureUniversity of Wisconsin, Peninsular Experiment StationSturgeon BayUSA

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