Nicotiana alata Link & Otto

Common name

English: Winged tobacco

German: Gefl├╝gelter Tabak


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Solanales (89)

        Family: Solanaceae (47) (family description)

          Genus: Nicotiana (3)

           Epithet: alata Link & Otto (6)

Synonyms: Nicotiana affinis Moore, Nicotiana persica Lindl.

affinis => similar, related, of near alliance

alata => winged, with wings

persica => from Persia


Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: pink, white

External links

Check for Nicotiana alata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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