Solanum torvum

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Solanum torvum is a bushy, erect and spiny perennial plant used horticulturally as a rootstock for eggplant.wikipedia
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Thai cuisine

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The green fresh fruits are edible and used in Thai cuisine, as an ingredient in certain Thai curries or raw in certain Thai chili pastes (nam phrik).
During the Columbian Exchange, Portuguese and Spanish ships brought new foodstuffs from the Americas including tomatoes, corn, papaya, pea eggplants, pineapple, pumpkins, culantro, cashews, and peanuts.

Solanum

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Several other Solanum species have at one time been included in S. torvum as subspecies or varieties:
Other species are significant food crops regionally, such as Ethiopian eggplant and gilo (S. aethiopicum), naranjilla or lulo (S. quitoense), turkey berry (S. torvum), pepino (S. muricatum), the tree tomato or tamarillo (S. betaceum), or the "bush tomatoes" (several Australian species).

Methyl caffeate

Methyl caffeate, extracted from the fruit of S. torvum, shows an antidiabetic effect in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.
It can be found in the fruit of Solanum torvum.

Solanum lanceolatum

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Solanum lanceolatum of Cavanilles (as var. schiedeanum)
Like many nightshade species, it was also included in Solanum torvum, in its case by Otto Sendtner as var.

Solanum mammosum

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Solanum mammosum Herb. ex Dunal, in DC. (non L.: preoccupied)
S. mammosum as described by W. Herbert based on Dunal in de Candolle is the S. torvum of O.P. Swartz.

Pagit-pagit

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It will be cooked with spices and either coconut milk, cempokak and tapioca leaves or with meat as a clear soup.

Perennial plant

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Solanum torvum is a bushy, erect and spiny perennial plant used horticulturally as a rootstock for eggplant.

Rootstock

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Solanum torvum is a bushy, erect and spiny perennial plant used horticulturally as a rootstock for eggplant.

Eggplant

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Solanum torvum is a bushy, erect and spiny perennial plant used horticulturally as a rootstock for eggplant.

Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project

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It is also known as turkey berry, prickly nightshade, shoo-shoo bush, wild eggplant, pea eggplant, pea aubergine, kantɔsi or abeduru (Ghana), kittily (Liberia), susumber ( Jamaica), boo, terongan, tekokak, rimbang, berenjena cimarrona, berenjena de gallina, berenjena silvestre, tabacón, pendejera, tomatillo, bâtard balengène, zamorette, friega-platos, kudanekayi (Kannada: ಕುದನೆಕಾಯಿ),(Gujarati: ગુજરાતી )sundaikkai, (Malayalam: ചുണ്ട ), thibbatu (Sinhala: තිබ්බටු), makhuea phuang (Thai: มะเขือพวง), suzume nasu (Japan: 雀茄子), jurubeba (Brazilian Portuguese), Ka Ran Sate Kay Thi (Myanmar-Arakan), and many other names (Howard 1989, Little and others 1974, Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk 2001).

Ackee

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In Jamaica this berry is called susumba, or gully beans, and is usually cooked in a dish along with saltfish and ackee.

Iron

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It is believed to be full of iron (it does have a strong iron like taste when eaten) and is consumed when one is low in iron.

Thai curry

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The green fresh fruits are edible and used in Thai cuisine, as an ingredient in certain Thai curries or raw in certain Thai chili pastes (nam phrik).

Nam phrik

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The green fresh fruits are edible and used in Thai cuisine, as an ingredient in certain Thai curries or raw in certain Thai chili pastes (nam phrik).

Jamaican cuisine

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They are also used in Lao cuisine (Royal Horticultural Society 2001) and Jamaican cuisine.

Ivory Coast

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The fruits are incorporated into soups and sauces in the Côte d'Ivoire (Herzog and Gautier-Béguin 2001).

Tamil Nadu

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In Tamil Nadu, India, the fruit is consumed directly, or as cooked food like Sundaikkai Sambar, Sundaikkai Poriyal, Sundaikkai Aviyal & Sundaikkai Pulikulambu.

Haitian Vodou

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This fruit is reportedly used in Haitian voodoo rituals.

Cholecalciferol

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A related chemical, cholecalciferol, is the active ingredient in a number of commercial rodenticides.

Rodenticide

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A related chemical, cholecalciferol, is the active ingredient in a number of commercial rodenticides.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

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Extracts of the plant are reported to be useful in the treatment of hyperactivity, colds and cough, pimples, skin diseases, and leprosy.

Leprosy

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Extracts of the plant are reported to be useful in the treatment of hyperactivity, colds and cough, pimples, skin diseases, and leprosy.

Anti-diabetic medication

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Methyl caffeate, extracted from the fruit of S. torvum, shows an antidiabetic effect in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.

Streptozotocin

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Methyl caffeate, extracted from the fruit of S. torvum, shows an antidiabetic effect in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.

Species

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Several other Solanum species have at one time been included in S. torvum as subspecies or varieties: