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Common name

English: Winged tobacco

German: Geflügelter Tabak


Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Solanales (93)

        Family: Solanaceae (48)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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