1. Family: Solanaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Brunfelsia Plum. ex L.
      1. Brunfelsia australis Benth.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Brazil to NE. Argentina.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 1500 - 1800 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Arbusto
    [FZ]

    Flora Zambesiaca. Vol. 8, Part 4. Solanaceae. Gonçalves AE. 2005

    Habit
    Softly wooded, low bushy shrub to c. 2 m high, glabrous, with slender spreading branches;
    Leaves
    Leaves greyish-green, large, broadly elliptic to obovate-oblong, glabrous and somewhat shining above, slightly pubescent beneath;
    Flowers
    Flowers 1–4 at the tips of branchlets, on short pedicels;
    Calyx
    Calyx 7–12 mm long, tubular, erect, glabrous, with acute teeth;
    Corolla
    Corolla sweetly scented or without scent, at first deep violet, then pale violet, with white eye, changing to white with age, the variations at the same time on the same plant, with an infundibuliform, slightly curved tube 2.5–3.5 cm and a wide limb to 3.5–4 cm across;
    Fruits
    Fruit fleshy, 1–2.2 cm long, subglobose to ovoid, tardily dehiscent
    Note
    Common name: “lady of the night”. Common name: “Yesterday-Today-and-Tomorrow”.
    Distribution
    Originally from southern South America. Mozambique

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Brazil South, Paraguay, Uruguay

    Brunfelsia australis Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 1983 Soejarto, D.D. [5654], Paraguay K001073475
    Jan 1, 1983 Plowman, T.C. [12827], Brazil K001073476
    Jul 1, 1976 Glaziou, A.F.M. [12110], Brazil K001073472
    Jul 1, 1976 Glaziou, A.F.M. [5970], Brazil K001073473
    Jul 1, 1976 Glaziou, A.F.M. [12110], Brazil K001073474
    Jan 1, 1974 Tweedie [s.n.], Paraguay K000585414 paralectotype
    Jan 1, 1974 Tweedie [s.n.] K000585418 isoparalectotype
    Jan 1, 1974 Tweedie [s.n.], Paraguay K000585419 paralectotype
    Jan 1, 1974 Balansa, B. [2240], Paraguay K000585417
    Jan 1, 1974 Balansa, B. [2240], Paraguay K000585420
    Jan 1, 1974 Baird, J. [s.n.], Uruguay K000585437 lectotype
    Plowman, T. [2738], Argentina 39889.000
    Tweedie [s.n.], Uruguay K000585415
    Bernardi, L. [20495], Paraguay K001073477
    Mikan [s.n.], Brazil K000585416

    First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 10: 200 (1846)

    Accepted by

    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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