Taxon: Latua pubiflora (Griseb.) Baill.

Genus: Latua
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Nomen number: 432042
Place of publication: Hist. pl. 9:334. 1888
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: fish ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Social: hallucinogen ()
  • Social: psychoactive ()
  • Social: religious/secular ()

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile [Los Lagos]

    Cultivated (also cult.)


  1. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  2. Hawkes, J. G. et al., eds. The biology and taxonomy of the Solanacae. 1979 (Biol Solan) 72.
  3. Marticorena, C. & M. Quezada Catálogo de la flora vascular de Chile. (L Chile)
  4. Reiche, K. F. Flora de Chile. (F ChileReiche)

Check other web resources for Latua pubiflora (Griseb.) Baill. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 22 April 2018.