Brugmansia

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brugmansia

(brʊɡˈmænsɪə)
n
(Plants) any of various solanaceous plants of the genus Brugmansia, native to tropical American regions and closely related to daturas, having sweetly scented flowers
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Noun1.brugmansia - includes some plants often placed in the genus Datura: angel's trumpetsBrugmansia - includes some plants often placed in the genus Datura: angel's trumpets
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
Brugmansia arborea, Datura arborea, maikoa, angel's trumpet - a South American plant that is cultivated for its large fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers
angel's trumpet, Brugmansia suaveolens, Datura suaveolens - South American plant cultivated for its very large nocturnally fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers
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One of the blue potato's relatives is angel's trumpet, Brugmansia candida.