Mr. Burbank has made important experiments with various members of the tobacco tribe. This picture shows a specimen of unusual vigor of growth. Mr. Burbank's experiments with the plants of this fmaily have largely been made for their scientific interest rather than in the attempt to develop commercial varieties. Not being a user of tobacco himself, he does not take the personal interest in the latter aspect of the work that he otherwise might.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 2 Chapter 9