Petunia axillaris (Lam.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Basionym : Nicotiana axillaris Lam.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Petunia axillaris (Lam.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in gardens
  • Key identification features : Herb, erect, stout, 30-60 cm tall. Leaves large, ovate-oblong. Flowers white, fragrant
  • 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=Petunia axillaris. Downloaded on 20 September 2019.

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