Datura stramonium L.



Thorn-apple plant

Photo of Thorn-apple (Datura stramonium L.)

Daura stramonium leaf

Detail of Thorn-apple's leaf (Datura stramonium L.)

Datura stramonium L. - (Thorn-apple)

Annual herbaceous plant of the Nightshade family -Solanaceae- up to 1m. Stalked leaves, till 20 cm long, ovate, grossly toothed and sharp pointed. Tubular pentalobulated flowers, white or slightly pink. Very voluminous fruit, till 5 cm long, with capsule covered with spines. In rubbish, waste lands or neglected places.

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