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 Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is: US Nicotiana Germplasm Collection (TOB)
Accessions: 32 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Sonora, - Baja Norte
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia

References:

  • Clarkson, J. J. et al. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships in Nicotiana (Solanaceae) inferred from multiple plastid DNA regions Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 33:75-90.
  • 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. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Dorn, R. D. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming. 1977 (F Wyom)
  • Dorn, R. D. Vascular plants of Montana. 1984 (F Montana)
  • Goodspeed, T. H. 1954. The genus Nicotiana Chron. Bot. 16:427-430.
  • Goodspeed, T. H. 1954. The genus Nicotiana Chron. Bot. 16:427-430.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Japan Tobacco Plant Breeding & Genetic Research Laboratory The genus Nicotiana illustrated. 1994 (Nicotiana)
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. 1969 (F Ariz)
  • 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.
  • 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. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  • 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.
  • 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 Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Munz, P. A. A flora of southern California. 1974 (F SCalif)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. 1993 (F Utah ed2)

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