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Taxon: Nicotiana attenuata Torr. ex S. Watson

Genus: Nicotiana section: Petunioides
Family: Solanaceae subfamily: Nicotianoideae.
Nomen number: 102419
Place of publication: S. Watson et al., Botany [fortieth parallel] 276, t. 27, f. 1. 1871 (in C. King, U.S. geol. explor. 40th Parallel vol. 5)
Comments:
  • valid publication verified from original literature
  • the name N. attenuata Steud. (Nomencl. bot, 1:554. 1821) is an invalid name, since its author did not accept it (see Melbourne ICN Art. 36.1)
Name verified on: 08-Apr-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is: Nicotiana Collection (TOB).
Accessions: 21 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of tobacco   (based on affinities in the genus fide Chron Bot 16:199. 1954)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Kingsbury; Lampe & McCann)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Clarkson, J. J. et al. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships in Nicotiana (Solanaceae) inferred from multiple plastid DNA regions. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 33:75–90.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Dorn, R. D. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming.
  • Dorn, R. D. 1984. Vascular plants of Montana.
  • Goodspeed, T. H. 1954. The genus Nicotiana. Chron. Bot. 16:427–430.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Japan Tobacco Plant Breeding & Genetic Research Laboratory. 1994. The genus Nicotiana illustrated.
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  • Kessler, A. & I. T. Baldwin. 2004. Herbivore-induced plant vaccination. Part I. The orchestration of plant defense in nature and their fitness consequences in the wild tobacco Nicotiana attenuata. Plant J. 38:639–649.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. [poisonous].
  • Lewis, R. S. & J. S. Nicholson. 2007. Aspects of the evolution of Nicotiana tabacum L. and the status of the United States Nicotiana germplasm collection. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 54:729–730.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Munz, P. A. 1974. A flora of southern California.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
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Check other web resources for Nicotiana attenuata Torr. ex S. Watson:


Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
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