Latin name: Solanum muricatum
Synonyms: Solanum guatamalense
Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade Family, Potato Family)
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Medicinal use of Pepino:None known
Known hazards of Solanum muricatum:Although no specific mention of toxicity has been seen for this species, it belongs to a genus where many if not all the members have poisonous leaves and sometimes also the unripe fruits.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.