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any of various solanaceous plants of the genus Brugmansia, native to tropical American regions and closely related to daturas, having sweetly scented flowers
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  • The flowers are drooping, and in brugmansia suaveolens, formerly Datura arborea, they are very fragrant.

    Botany for Ladies Jane Loudon
  • In 1882 I captured several at flowers of the trumpet-tree (brugmansia) in a garden near Auckland.

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