NICOTIANA PLUNBAGINIFOLIA VIV. – AN ADDENDUM TO THE EDIPHYTES OF KARACHI
Nicotiana plumbaginifolia Viv. (solanaceous herb c 1m in height), generally called Tex-Mex Tobacco or smaller tobacco or Neeshnam Other, is said to be a weed native to Mexico and the West Indies. It is widely reported from Rawalpindi District (Marir village- R.R. Stewart 9672 (RAW), Gordon College - M.A. Siddiqui 6361 (RAW), Leh – E. Nasir & M.A. Siddiqui 105 (RAW), Leh Nala – M.A. Siddiqui 342 (RAW); Peshawar District (Peshawar - Kazmi 824 (PES, RAW); D.I. Khan District (D.I. Khan - Rashid Ali 2190 (RAW) and Lahore district (Lahore – R.R. Stewart 7080 (RAW) of Pakistan (Nasir, 1985).