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LC control 85041224
LC classificationQK495.S7 Botany
SB351.E5 Culture
Topical headingEggplant
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Variant(s)Aubergine (Plant)
Brinjal eggplant
Garden egg
Guinea squash
Melongena ovata
Melongena tereta
Squash, Guinea
Solanum cumingii
Solanum edule
Solanum esculentum
Solanum heteracanthum
Solanum incanum
Solanum insanum
Solanum longum
Solanum melanocarpum
Solanum melongena
Solanum oviferum
Solanum ovigerum
Solanum pressum
Solanum pseudoundatum
Solanum sanctum
Solanum sativum
Solanum serpentinum
Solanum trongum
Solanum undatum
Solanum zeilanicum
See alsoSolanum
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Found inWikipedia, Aug. 21, 2012: Eggplant (The eggplant, brinjal eggplant, aubergine, melongene, brinjal or guinea squash (Solanum melongena) is a plant of the family Solanaceae (also known as the nightshades) and genus Solanum. Synonyms: Solanum ovigerum; Solanum trongum. The popular name eggplant is used in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. In Indian, South African, Malaysian and Singaporean English, the fruit is called brinjal, being derived directly from the Portuguese beringela. A less common British English word is melongene, which is also from French (derived) from Italian "melanzana". In the Caribbean Trinidad, it also goes by "meloongen" from melongene.), Aug. 21, 2012 (eggplant 1. a plant, Solanum melongena esculentum, of the nightshade family, cultivated for its edible, dark-purple or occasionally white or yellow fruit. 2. the fruit of this plant used as a table vegetable. 3. a blackish purple color; aubergine.)
ITIS, Aug. 21, 2012 (Solanum melongena L. -- eggplant)
Plants database, via WWW, Aug. 21, 2012 (Solanum melongena L., eggplant)
Mansfeld's world database of agricultural and horticultural crops, via WWW, Aug. 21, 2012 (Accepted name: Solanum melongena. Synonyms: Solanum oviferum; Solanum pressum; Solanum incanum; Solanum melongena var. serpentinum; Solanum insanum; Solanum undatum; Solanum cumingii; Solanum melongena var. esculentum; Melongena ovata; Solanum heteracanthum; Solanum melanocarpum; Solanum sativum; Solanum pseudoundatum; Melongena tereta; Solanum sanctum; Solanum ovigerum; Solanum melongena var. inerme; Solanum esculentum; Solanum longum; Solanum melongena var. ovigerum; Solanum serpentinum; Solanum melongena var. depressum; Solanum edule; Solanum zeilanicum. Common names (English): brinjal eggplant; egg-plant; madapple)