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Salpiglossis sinuata flower front view.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Salpiglossis
Ruiz & Pav.

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Salpiglossis /ˌsælpɪˈɡlɒsɪs/[1] is a genus of the botanical family Solanaceae.

Salpiglossis derives from the Greek for "trumpet" (salpinx) and "tongue" (glossa). This ornamental plant is prettily veined and produces funnel-shaped flowers. The plant grows to an average height of 75 cm.

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  1. ^ Sunset Western Garden Book, 1995:606–607

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