Petunia axillaris

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Petunia axillaris
P1000491 Petunia axillaris (Solanaceae) Flower.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Petunioideae
Genus: Petunia
Species: P. axillaris
Binomial name
Petunia axillaris
(Lam.) Britton, Stern & Poggenb.

Nicotiana axillaris Lam.
Petunia nyctaginiflora Jussieu
Petunia parodii Steere

Petunia axillaris (large white petunia,[1] wild white petunia or white moon petunia[2]) is an annual herbaceous plant in the family Solanaceae, genus Petunia, that is native to South America.[3]


  1. ^ "Petunia axillaris". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 23 September 2015. 
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  3. ^ Kokubun H, Nakano M, Tsukamoto T, et al. (September 2006). "Distribution of self-compatible and self-incompatible populations of Petunia axillaris (Solanaceae) outside Uruguay". Journal of Plant Research. 119 (5): 419–30. doi:10.1007/s10265-006-0002-y. PMID 16915365.