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ni·co·ti·an·a

 (nĭ-kō′shē-ăn′ə, -ä′nə, -ā′nə)
n.
Any of various flowering plants of the genus Nicotiana of the nightshade family, native chiefly to the Americas and including tobacco plants and ornamental species with fragrant flowers.

[New Latin (herba) nicotiāna, (herb of) Nicot, nicotiana, after Jean Nicot (1530?-1600), French diplomat.]

nicotiana

(nɪˌkəʊʃɪˈɑːnə; -ˈeɪnə)
n
(Plants) any solanaceous plant of the American and Australian genus Nicotiana, such as tobacco, having white, yellow, or purple fragrant flowers
[C16: see nicotine]

ni•co•ti•a•na

(nɪˌkoʊ ʃiˈeɪ nə, -ˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə)

n., pl. -nas.
any plant of the genus Nicotiana, of the nightshade family, esp. one grown for its ornamental value.
[1590–1600; < New Latin (herba) nicotiana Nicot's (herb) (after Jacques Nicot (1530–1600))]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nicotiana - American and Asiatic aromatic herbs and shrubs with viscid foliageNicotiana - American and Asiatic aromatic herbs and shrubs with viscid foliage
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Solanaceae, potato family, Solanaceae - large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
tobacco plant, tobacco - aromatic annual or perennial herbs and shrubs
References in classic literature ?
Even within the limits of the same genus, we meet with this same difference; for instance, the many species of Nicotiana have been more largely crossed than the species of almost any other genus; but Gartner found that N.
Cultivated tobacco (nicotiana tabacum) and its close australian relative nicotiana benthamiana, Are preferred species in molecular farming due to their favourable features: Non-food crops, Easy tissue regeneration, High productivity, Rich secondary metabolism and availability of genetic tools.
The existing definition of Tobacco was "the commodity which is made from the leaves of plant Nicotiana Tobaccum or Nicotiana Rustica and is commonly known as Tobacco and includes adjacent tender stalks or green tobacco but does not include tobacco waste".
The existing definition of Tobacco goes, "the commodity which is made from the leaves of plant Nicotiana Tobaccum or Nicotiana Rustica and is commonly known as Tobacco and includes adjacent tender stalks or green tobacco but does not include tobacco waste".
There's a lovely variety of tobacco plant, Nicotiana 'Starlight Dancer' with pretty white flowers which will dance in the breeze, borne on tall slender stems.
Nigella, love-in-a-mist, is one of Emilia Scarlet Magic Zinnia 'cupid mixture' Nigella mulberry rose Nicotiana 'Starlight Dancer' Credit: chiltern seeds.
Adding Nicotiana sylvestris, lilies and night-scented stocks will give your garden memorable fragrances that are most potent when the sun goes down.
Summary: The present study was carried out to access the acute effects of methanolic extracts of various parts of Nicotiana plumbajnifolia in diabetic mice.
There are lime-green selections - an ideal accompaniment to Nicotiana 'Tinkerbell', a flowering tobacco that has a mass of small, chartreuse-green flowers with a crimson interior.