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Taxon: Nicotiana obtusifolia M. Martens & Galeotti

 
Genus: Nicotiana
Section: Trigonophyllae
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Nicotianoideae
Nomen number: 409870
Place of publication: Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 12:129. 1845
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Apr-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 21 (12 active, 12 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • desert tobacco  (Source: F Utah ed2) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (as Nicotiana trigonophylla)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, Zacatecas, Baja California (Norte), Baja California Sur]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Hidalgo, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla]


References:

  1. Anssour, S. et al. 2009. Phenotypic, genetic and genomic consequences of natural and synthetic polyploidization of Nicotiana attenuata and N. obtusifolia. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 103:1207-1217.
  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. Goodspeed, T. H. 1954. The genus Nicotiana. Chron. Bot. 16:386, 491. Note: listed under insufficiently known names
  4. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  5. Japan Tobacco Plant Breeding & Genetic Research Laboratory. 1994. The genus Nicotiana illustrated Note: listed under "doubtful or insufficiently known"
  6. Knapp, S. et al. 2004. Nomenclatural changes and a new sectional classification in Nicotiana (Solanaceae). Taxon 53:81.
  7. Leitch, I. J. et al. 2008. The ups and downs of genome size evolution in polyploid species of Nicotiana (Solanaceae). Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 101:805-814. Note: study of genomic changes associated with polyploidization events & divergence dating used this taxon that represents an ancestral, maternal line for polyploids in Sect. Polydicliae ~1Mya; & parental line for Sect. Repandae ~4.5 Mya
  8. 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.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Nicotiana obtusifolia M. Martens & Galeotti :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=409870. Accessed 18 September 2019.