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(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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Asimismo, con base en evidencias anecdoticas de agricultores acerca del posible efecto de la reina de la noche, Brugmansia candida Pers.
Termiticidal activity of an extract of Brugmansia candida leaves against a subterranean termite Copotermes gestroi Wasmann and a drywood termite Cryptotermes cynocephalus Light.
2003), y es el primer reporte de consumo de nectar de las plantas de la familia Asteraceae, de Brugmansia candida y de Stenocereus sp.
Brugmansia candida cuya sinonimia es Datura candida, es una planta nativa de Sudamerica que se extendio hacia todas las regiones tropicales del continente Americano, tiene flores de gran tamano de 20 a 25 cm de longitud con coloraciones palidas y producen nectar y aroma durante la noche (Brako & Zarucchi 1993; Chavarria et al.