What are the economic importance of plants of family Solanaceae?

  1. Potato (Solanum tuberosum) and tomato are the most common articles for cooking.
  2. Tobacco comes from the dried and cured leaves of Nicotiana tobacum.
  3. Atropa bellodona yield belladona for relieving pain, cough, excessive respiration.
  4. Petunia, Cestrum etc., are used as ornamental plants.