Nicotiana alata Link & Otto

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Nicotiana alata Link & Otto
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Key identification features : Branches erect; leaves lanceolate or oblong, acute or obtuse at apex; Flowers yellowish-green, in lax, terminal racemes, opening at night and closing in cloudy weather
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp-514. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Nicotiana alata. Downloaded on 23 September 2019.

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