Nicotiana rustica (Introduced)

Nicotiana rustica L., Sp. Pl. 180 1753. (Syn: Nicotia rustica (L.) Opiz; Nicotiana andicola Kunth; Nicotiana angustifolia Miller (ambiguous synonym); Nicotiana asiatica Schult.; Nicotiana brasilia Hort. ex Steud.; Nicotiana humilis Steud. (ambiguous synonym); Nicotiana minor Garsault; Nicotiana pumila Steud.; Nicotiana pusilla Blanco (ambiguous synonym); Nicotiana rugosa Mill.; Nicotiana scabra Hort. Matrit. ex Lehm.; Nicotiana sibirica Hort. ex Lehm.; Nicotiana tatarica Hort. ex Lehm.; Nicotiana turcica Hort. ex Dun. (ambiguous synonym));     

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Aztec tobacco; small tobacco; nicotine tobacco;      
 
Bengal Plants ii. 752, describes three Nicotiana species :-
  • leaves ovate, base rounded or cordate....... corolla yellowish ............ rustica
  • leaves oblong or elliptic.... corolla rosy-white .............. ................... tabacum
  • leaves oblong or elliptic .... corolla pure white ......... ...................... plumbaginifolia

  
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Solanaceae Week: Nicotiana rustica from Delhi: Nicotiana rustica L., Sp. pl. 1:180. 1753
Another commonly cultivated species of tobacco, with greenish yellow flowers with shorter corolla tube and sticky broader and larger sessile  leaves.
Photographed from Delhi University, cultivated in Botanical Garden. 
Common names: Aztec tobacco, native tobacco, nicotine tobacco, small tobacco,  wild tobacco


This is really nicely depicted photograph. I have seen this after a long gap, previously I had collected it from near Tikkar Taal, Morni Hills. 
 


 
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Solanaceae Fortnight: Nicotiana rustica from Delhi-GSFEB42/45 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)
Nicotiana rustica L., Sp. pl. 1:180. 1753
Another commonly cultivated species of tobacco, with greenish yellow flowers with shorter corolla tube and sticky broader and larger sessile leaves.
Photographed from Delhi University, cultivated in Botanical Garden.
Common names: Aztec tobacco, native tobacco, nicotine tobacco, small tobacco, wild tobacco
 
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Nicotiana rustica from Panipat- May 2016 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4) 
Please find attached the pics of a cultivated species from Panipat, Haryana..
Nicotiana rustica..
Nice photographs ...

 
 
 
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