Nicotiana Tabacum – Tabaco

Nicotiana Tabacum - Tabaco

– FAMILY: Solanaceae   – PLANT DESCRIPTION: Tobacco, Nicotiana tabacum, is an herbaceous annual or perennial plant in the family Solanaceae grown for its leaves. The tobacco plant has a thick, hairy stem and large, simple leaves which are oval in shape. The tobacco plant produces white, cream, pink or red flowers which grow in large clusters, are tubular in appearance and can reach (3.5 – 5.5 cm)  in length. Tobacco may reach (1.2 – 1.8 m) in height and as is usually grown as an annual, surviving only one…

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