Brugmansia Pers.

Common Name: Brugmansia, Angel's Trumpet

Family: Solanaceae

Published in: Syn. Pl. (Persoon) 1: 216. 1805.

Other: Lectotype: B. candida Pers. (Britton in Fl. Bermuda 339. 1918.) The species in Brugmansia were originally in the genus Datura but that genus now only includes herbaceous plants, not the woodies, and their flowers are upright, not pendulous. Named for Sebald Justing Brugmans (see Biographies).

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