Jump to: Economic ImportanceDistributional RangeReferencesOther Web References

Taxon: Nicotiana benthamiana Domin

Genus: Nicotiana
Section: Suaveolentes
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Nicotianoideae
Nomen number: 25258
Place of publication: Biblioth. Bot. 22(Heft 89):591(1145), t. 37, f. 1. 1929
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Mar-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Mar-2009
Species priority site is: US Nicotiana Germplasm Collection (TOB)
Accessions: 3 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Harmful organism host: test organism for crop diseases (as a test plant for virus detection); test organism for crop diseases (as a test plant for virus detection)

Distributional Range:


    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory, Queensland (w.-c.), Western Australia (n.)]


  1. Burbidge, N. T. 1960. The Australian species of Nicotiana L. (Solanaceae) Austral. J. Bot. 8:350.
  2. Clarkson, J. J. et al. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships in Nicotiana (Solanaceae) inferred from multiple plastid DNA regions Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 33:75-90.
  3. Dijck, P. van et al. 1987. Accessions of Australian Nicotiana species suitable as indicator hosts in the diagnosis of plant virus diseases Eur. J. Pl. Pathol. 93:73-85.
  4. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  5. Goodspeed, T. H. 1954. The genus Nicotiana Chron. Bot. 16:485.
  6. Japan Tobacco Plant Breeding & Genetic Research Laboratory The genus Nicotiana illustrated (Nicotiana)
  7. 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. 54:727-740.
  8. Peart, J. R. et al. 2002. Ubiquitin ligase-associated protein SGT1 is required for host and nonhost disease resistance Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99:10865-10869.
  9. Strasser, R. et al. 2008. Generation of glyco-engineered Nicotiana benthamiana for the production of monoclonal antibodies with a homogeneous human-like N-glycan structure Pl. Biotechnol. J. 6:392-402.

Check other web resources for Nicotiana benthamiana Domin :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?25258. Accessed 21 May 2019.