Datura arborea L. (Peruvian trumpets)

Peruvian trumpets


Datura arborea

Photo of Peruvian trumpets flowers and leaves (Datura arborea L.)

Datura arborea L. – (Peruvian trumpets)

Shrub of the potatoe family -solanaceae- up to 3 m. Ligneous stem, dark coloured, with ending branches green.. Oblong- lanceolate, wavy, leaves. Very conspicuous flowers about 23 cm long. Original ones white but new cultivars differing very much in red or yellow. The fruit is a berry. Native from Peru or Chile, it is cultivated in gardens of temperate climate or in greenhouses.

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Vicente Martínez Centelles
Written by Vicente Martínez Centelles Founder of the web and director. Teacher of natural sciences, expert in plants, natural remedies and botanical photography.

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