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Solanum quitoense is a tropical perennial species in the nightshade family, Solanaceae. It is commonly known as Naranjilla and this plant produces large, heart-shaped to oval leaves edged with pointed lobes. Leaves may reach 45cm in length, stems and foliage are covered in a layer of short purple hairs. Flowers are small and pale purple-white, with 5 petals and yellow central parts, leading onto green fruits which ripen to an orange-red shade. They are said to have a citrus flavour, some describe the taste like a cross between rhubarb and lime.