/ (brʊɡˈmænsɪə) /
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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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In 1882 I captured several at flowers of the trumpet-tree (Brugmansia) in a garden near Auckland.New Zealand Moths and Butterflies|G. V. Hudson
The flowers are drooping, and in Brugmansia suaveolens, formerly Datura arborea, they are very fragrant.
The genus Brugmansia is distinguished by its calyx being ventricose, and only two or three cleft; it is also strongly ribbed.