7415.010 Brugmansia Pers. - Angel's trumpets

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees; pubescence of simple hairs. Leaves petiolate, lamina mostly ovate, margins sub-entire. Inflorescence solitary at leaf nodes near branch ends. Flowers very large, usually fragrant, perfect, actinomorphic, 5-merous, calyx tubular, 5-lobed or spathaceous; corolla white, pink, red, greenish, yellow or orange, trumpet-shaped, mostly with 5 pointed teeth. Fruit capsules, unarmed, elongate or rotund, woody, indehiscent.

Worldwide: Species 6-10 in South America.

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Brugmansia:

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Brugmansia
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Brugmansia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Brugmansia

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Brugmansia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Brugmansia
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Brugmansia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Brugmansia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brugmansia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Brugmansia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2107, retrieved 25 June 2019

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