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British Dictionary definitions for brugmansia

brugmansia

noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • 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.