Nicotiana glauca Graham

Tree Tobacco

Spindly shrub to 5 m or so tall. Leaves ovate to elliptic, mostly to 15 cm long but sometimes longer, tough and waxy-blue, stalk to 5 cm or so long. Calyx to about 1.5 cm long, Corolla to 4 cm long, tubular to salver-shaped, yellow-green, autumnflowering. Fruit more or less ovoid, about 1 cm long.


Widely naturalised in warm-temperate regions and most states of Australia and hybridises with native species.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Solanaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Solanales
family       Solanaceae
genus        Nicotiana L.