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Brugmansia arborea

Description:

Brugmansia arborea (Angel's Trumpet) is a species of flowering plant in the tomato family, Solanaceae. Brugmansia arborea is an evergreen shrub reaching about 5 metres (16 ft) in height. Leaves are deciduous, pale green, 20–30 centimetres (7.9–12 in) long and 10–15 centimetres (3.9–5.9 in) wide, alternate, ovate to elliptic, with entire margins and hairy underside. Flowers are fragrant, trumpet-shaped and hanging, white to pale orange, about 30 centimetres (12 in) long and 15–20 centimetres (5.9–7.9 in) in diameter. The flowering period extends from Summer to Fall. The fruits are spindle-shaped.

Habitat:

Brugmansia arborea is a species of the genus Brugmansia. It is widely distributed in South America. It is native to Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, and Peru.

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Arauco, Chile

Spotted on Apr 21, 2012
Submitted on Apr 22, 2012

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