Place of Publication
Contr. Gray Herb. 85: 103-104 (1929)
Johnston, I.M. 1929. Papers on the Flora of Northern Chile. Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University 85: 1-172
Commonly confused with Nolana linearifolia, but differs in having its characteristic, three large mericarps, whereas, N. linearifolia typically has smaller mericarps and five rather than three (Dillon 2019, pers. comm.).
Seed of this species is banked by the national seed bank of Chile, INIA.