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1. Nicotiana glauca Graham, Edinburgh New Philos. J. 5: 175. 1828.

光烟草 guang yan cao

Nicotiana glauca var. angustifolia Comes; N. glauca var. grandiflora Comes.

Shrubs or small trees 2-6 m tall, glabrescent. Petiole slender, 3-12 cm; leaf blade ovate, 5-25 cm, leathery, base obtuse to cordate, entire, apex obtuse or acute, glaucous, subleathery. Inflorescences many-flowered, lax panicles. Pedicel 3-12 mm. Calyx tubular, 1-1.5 cm; lobes deltate, acute, equal. Corolla yellow to red, tubular, 2.5-4.5 cm; lobes short. Stamens subequal, included. Capsules ellipsoid, 0.7-1.5 cm. Seeds brown, ca. 0.5 mm.

Cultivated in China [native of Argentina].


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