Petunia axillaris (Lam.) Britton, Stern & Poggenb. (Introduced) (S. Brazil to Central Argentina: Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil South, Paraguay, Uruguay; Introduced into: Alabama, Assam, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Cuba, Illinois, India, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, New South Wales, New York, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Romania, Trinidad-Tobago as per POWO)
BSI Flora of India Checklist Volume 2 (1993) (Distribution):
|Petunia axillaris||Cultivated species|
|Petunia hybrida||Bihar, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal (syn. of Petunia × atkinsiana (Sweet) D.Don ex W.H.Baxter as per POWO)|
|Petunia violacea||Mizoram (syn. of Petunia integrifolia subsp. integrifolia as per POWO)|
Species with description from Flora of Pakistan (Distribution):
Several species and cultivars (single, double and ruffled) are commonly grown in gardens throughout Pakistan. They are probably hybrids (i.e. P. x hybrida Hort. ex. Vilm) involving the species Petunia axillaries Britton’, Stern & Poggenb. (white Petunia), Petunia violacea Lindley and Petunia inflata R. E. Fries (violet Petunias). Hybrid forms commonly cultivated have trade names as ‘nana compacta, grandiflora and florapleno’.