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The plants are herbaceous, generally hairy, and the flowers are funnel-shaped, with petals joined together. The fruit is a dry capsule with two compartments and many tiny seeds.Petunia is genus of 35 species of  flowering plantsof South American origin, closely related to tobacco, cape gooseberries, tomatoes, deadly nightshades, potatoes and chili peppers in the same family, Solanaceae.
South American origin