Nicotiana plumbaginifolia Viv.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (Nightshade Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BAINGAN FAMILY (बैंगन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Solanaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Nicotiana pusilla L.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Nicotiana plumbaginifolia Viv.
  • Common name : Tex-Mex Tobacco
  • Vernacular name :
    • Jangli Tambakoo (Hindi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Naturalized along roadsides, canal banks, moist waste situations and cultivable ground
  • Comments / notes : Common on fallow fields and arable land. Sometimes as a weed and naturalized in most parts.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district, Khammam district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kolar district, Chamarajanagar district, Bengaluru district, Mysuru district
    • Odisha : Angul district, Balasore district, Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Boudh district, Cuttack district, Deogarh district, Dhenkanal district, Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Kalhandi district, Kandhamal district, Kendrapara district, Keonjhar district, Khurda district, Koraput district, Malkangiri district, Mayurbhanj district, Puri district, Rayagada district, Sambalpur district, Sundergarh district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
    • Delhi : Vasant Kunj
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic
  • World Distribution : Naturalized in Tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 2
    • T. Pullaiah, S. Karuppusamy (2005). Flora of Andhra Pradesh, Vol.5
    • K. Sankara Rao 2009. Flowering plants of Indian Institute of Science: A Field Guide. IISC Press
    • Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state
    • Rao & Razi, 1981 – Mysore.
    • Maheshwari K.J (1963). Flora of Delhi: 242
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Nicotiana plumbaginifolia. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

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