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Taxon: Nicotiana glutinosa L.

Genus: Nicotiana
Section: Undulatae
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Nicotianoideae
Nomen number: 25271
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:181. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 13-Apr-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 18 (11 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia (n.), Ecuador, [Galápagos, Azuay, Loja] Peru [Amazonas, Ancash, Apurímac, Cajamarca, Cusco, Huancavelica, La Libertad, Lima, Piura]


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  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  3. Clarkson, J. J. et al. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships in Nicotiana (Solanaceae) inferred from multiple plastid DNA regions. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 33:75-90.
  4. 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. Note: mentions the use of this taxon as a test plant for virus detection
  5. Elliott, P. E. et al. 2008. Evaluation of tobacco germplasm for seedling resistance to stem rot and target spot caused by Thanatephorus cucumeris. Pl. Dis. 92:425-430.
  6. Goodspeed, T. H. 1954. The genus Nicotiana. Chron. Bot. 16:199.
  7. Goodspeed, T. H. 1954. The genus Nicotiana. Chron. Bot. 16:369-371.
  8. Japan Tobacco Plant Breeding & Genetic Research Laboratory. 1994. The genus Nicotiana illustrated
  9. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75
  10. Kehr, A. E. & H. H. Smith. 1952. Multiple genome relationships in Nicotiana. Mem. Cornell Univ. Agric. Exp. Sta. 311:13.
  11. 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. 54:728.
  12. Lewis, R. S. et al. 2005. Molecular and genetic characterization of Nicotiana glutinosa L. chromosome segments in Tobacco mosaic virus-resistant tobacco accessions. Crop Sci. (Madison) 45:2355-2362.
  13. Pirrie, A. J. B. Power. 1986. The production of fertile, triploid somatic hybrid plants (Nicotiana glutinosa (n) + N. tabacum (2n)) via gametic: somatic protoplast fusion. Theor. Appl. Genet. 72:48-52.
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Nicotiana glutinosa L. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=25271. Accessed 27 February 2020.