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Nicotiana glauca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Nicotiana
Species: N. glauca
Binomial name
Nicotiana glauca

Nicotiana glauca is a species of wild tobacco known by the common names tree tobacco and mustard tree. Its leaves are attached to the stalk by petioles (many other Nicotiana species have sessile leaves), and its leaves and stems are neither pubescent nor sticky like Nicotiana tabacum. It grows to heights of more than two meters.

Tree tobacco is native to South America but it is now widespread as an introduced species on other continents, and it is a common roadside weed in the southwestern United States.

The plant is used for a variety of medicinal purposes and smoked by Native American groups.[1] It is being investigated for use as a biofuel.[2]



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From Wikispecies

Nicotiana glauca


Classification System: APG II (down to family level)

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiospermae
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids I
Ordo: Solanales
Familia: Solanaceae
Subfamilia: Nicotianoideae
Genus: Nicotiana
Sectio: Nicotiana sect. Noctiflorae
Species: Nicotiana glauca


Nicotiana glauca (Graham, 1828)

Vernacular names

EspaƱol: Gandul o Tabaco morisco


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