Nicotiana tabacum

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Nicotiana tabacum,

n See tobacco.


a genus of plants in the family Solanaceae; contain nicotine which causes dyspnea, incoordination, tremor and convulsions; includes N. amplexicaulis, N. attenuata, N. debneyi, N. exigua, N. glauca (tree tobacco), N. gossei, N. megalosiphon, N. suaveolens, N. suaveolens var. parviflora (N. debneyi), N. trigonophylla, N. velutina. Most of the species are also called wild or native tobacco.

Nicotiana tabacum
ingestion of the leaves or stalks of this plant by sows in early pregnancy causes congenital arthrogryposis of their piglets. Cows may also be affected. The teratogen is the alkaloid anabasine. Called also tobacco—the commercial tobacco plant.
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Some plants locally available in Pakistan and their local names are as follows: Adhatoda vesica (arusa), Artemisia brevifolia (afsanteen), Butea monosperma (Dhak), Calotropis gigantean (aak), Carum copticum (ajwain), Azadirachta indica (neem), Nicotiana tabacum (tambaku), Swertia chirata (chirata), Vernonia anthelmintica (kali zeeri) and Zingiber officinale (adrak).
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Some species were cultivated by few Higaonons as ornamental plants and crops such as Plumeria obtuse, Blumea balsamifera, Kalanchoe pinnata, Coleus blumei, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Zingiber officinale, Nicotiana tabacum, Musa textilis, and Zea mays.