Taxon: Nicotiana alata Link & Otto

 
Genus: Nicotiana
    Section: Alatae
Family: Solanaceae
  Subfamily: Nicotianoideae
Nomen number: 25252
Place of publication: Icon. pl. rar. 63. 1830
Name Verified on: 08-Apr-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Apr-2009
Species priority site is: US Nicotiana Germplasm Collection (TOB)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • flowering tobacco  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • jasmine tobacco  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Persian tobacco  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • sweet tobacco  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • Flügel-Tabak  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • tabako  (Source: F Okin) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • stor blomstertobak  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of tobacco (based on affinities in the genus fide Chron Bot 16:199. 1954; Mol Phylogenet Evol 33:82. 2004)
  • Social: smoking material (occasionally in cultivation fide Mansf Ency)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Parana, - Rio Grande do Sul, - Santa Catarina
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Corrientes, - Entre Rios, - Misiones; Paraguay; Uruguay

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Atanassov, I. I. et al. 1998. A new CMS source in Nicotiana developed via somatic cybridization between N. tabacum and N. alata Theor. Appl. Genet. 97:982-985.
  • Atanassov, I. I. et al. 1998. A new CMS source in Nicotiana developed via somatic cybridization between N. tabacum and N. alata Theor. Appl. Genet. 97:982-985.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. 1969- (F EntreR)
  • 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.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Goodspeed, T. H. 1954. The genus Nicotiana Chron. Bot. 16:393.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
  • Japan Tobacco Plant Breeding & Genetic Research Laboratory The genus Nicotiana illustrated. 1994 (Nicotiana)
  • Kitamura, S. et al. 2001. Relationships among Nicotiana species revealed by the 5S rDNA spacer sequence and fluorescence in situ hybridization Theor. Appl. Genet. 103:678-686.
  • Kitamura, S. et al. 2001. Relationships among Nicotiana species revealed by the 5S rDNA spacer sequence and fluorescence in situ hybridization Theor. Appl. Genet. 103:678-686.
  • Lewis, R. Nicotiana (Wild Crop Rel Pl Orn) 10:185-208.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Lim, K. Y. et al. 2006. Comparative genomics and repetitive sequence divergence in the species of diploid Nicotiana section Alatae Plant J. 48:907-919.
  • Lim, K. Y. et al. 2006. Comparative genomics and repetitive sequence divergence in the species of diploid Nicotiana section Alatae Plant J. 48:907-919.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. 1965- (F SCatarin)
  • Vignoli-Silva, M. & L. A. Mentz 2005. O gênero Nicotiana L. (Solanaceae) no Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil Iheringia, Bot. 60:151-173.
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. 1996, 1999 (L Argent)

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Check other web resources for Nicotiana alata Link & Otto :

  • 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.