Place of Publication
Arnaldoa 14(2): 199 (-203, 205; figs. 6-8, 10C-D). (2007)
CHILE. Región II (Antofagasta), Prov. Antofagasta, 15-17 km S of La Negra near southern end of Quebrada de Mateo, ca. 32 km SSE of Antofagasta, ca. 600 m, (23°54’S, 70°18’W), 20 Oct 1988, M.O. Dillon & D. Dillon 5729 (holotype: SGO; isotypes: F, MAK, US)
Dillon et al. (2007)
Dillon, M. O. , Arancio, G. and Leubert, F. 2007. Five new species of Nolana (Solanaceae-Nolaneae) from Chile. Arnaldoa 14(2): 191-212
Distribution and habitat
Recorded from a very few localities in northern Atacama desert and having a geographic range of over 100 kms from just north of Antofagasta to south of Tocopilla. (Dillon et al., 2007)
Robust annual to 1 m tall. Flowering October to December.
Nolana onoana can be distinguished from all other northern Chilean Nolana taxa by its densely crowded leaves and erect habit reaching 1 m tall.