Petunia axillaris

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Petunia axillaris subsp. axillaris


Taxonavigation: Solanales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Solanales

Familia: Solanaceae
Subfamilia: Petunioideae
Genus: Petunia
Species: Petunia axillaris
Subspecies: P. a. subsp. axillaris – P. a. subsp. parodii – P. a. subsp. subandina


Petunia axillaris (Lam.)Britton, Sterns & Poggenb., (1888).


  • Basionym
  • Nicotiana axillaris Lam., Encycl. (Lamarck) 4(2): 480(–481) (1798).
  • Homotypic
  • Stimoryne axillaris (Lam.) Wijsman, Acta Bot. Neerl. 34: 347 (1985).


  • Britton, N.L. & al 1888. Preliminary Catalogue of Anthophyta and Pteridophyta reported as growing spontaneously within one hundred miles of New York: 38.
  • The International Plant Names Index 2009. Published on the Internet (2010) May 25 [1].
  • Missouri Botanical Garden. 21 Aug 2010 [2].

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Large white petunia, white-moon petunia
svenska: Vitpetunia
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