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Datura
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Datura (thorn-apple)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 15 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Datura
  • Preferred Common Name
  • thorn-apple
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Datura innoxia (downy thorn apple); flowering habit. Tel Aviv University train station, Tel Aviv, Israel. January 2002.
TitleFlowering habit
CaptionDatura innoxia (downy thorn apple); flowering habit. Tel Aviv University train station, Tel Aviv, Israel. January 2002.
Copyright©RickP (Rick J. Pelleg)/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Datura innoxia (downy thorn apple); flowering habit. Tel Aviv University train station, Tel Aviv, Israel. January 2002.
Flowering habitDatura innoxia (downy thorn apple); flowering habit. Tel Aviv University train station, Tel Aviv, Israel. January 2002.©RickP (Rick J. Pelleg)/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Datura innoxia (downy thorn apple); flowering habit. nr. Hyderabad, India. March 2009.
TitleFlowering habit
CaptionDatura innoxia (downy thorn apple); flowering habit. nr. Hyderabad, India. March 2009.
Copyright©J.M. Garg-2009/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Datura innoxia (downy thorn apple); flowering habit. nr. Hyderabad, India. March 2009.
Flowering habitDatura innoxia (downy thorn apple); flowering habit. nr. Hyderabad, India. March 2009.©J.M. Garg-2009/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Datura innoxia (downy thorn apple); close-up of flower. nr. Hyderabad, India. March 2009.
TitleFlower
CaptionDatura innoxia (downy thorn apple); close-up of flower. nr. Hyderabad, India. March 2009.
Copyright©J.M. Garg-2009/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Datura innoxia (downy thorn apple); close-up of flower. nr. Hyderabad, India. March 2009.
FlowerDatura innoxia (downy thorn apple); close-up of flower. nr. Hyderabad, India. March 2009.©J.M. Garg-2009/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Datura innoxia (downy thorn apple); fruiting habit, with split seedpod. Tel Aviv University train station, Tel Aviv, Israel. December 2005.
TitleFruiting habit
CaptionDatura innoxia (downy thorn apple); fruiting habit, with split seedpod. Tel Aviv University train station, Tel Aviv, Israel. December 2005.
Copyright©RickP (Rick J. Pelleg)/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Datura innoxia (downy thorn apple); fruiting habit, with split seedpod. Tel Aviv University train station, Tel Aviv, Israel. December 2005.
Fruiting habitDatura innoxia (downy thorn apple); fruiting habit, with split seedpod. Tel Aviv University train station, Tel Aviv, Israel. December 2005.©RickP (Rick J. Pelleg)/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Datura innoxia (downy thorn apple); seeds. Rambla del Charco, Águilas, Murcia, Spain. August 2011.
TitleSeeds
CaptionDatura innoxia (downy thorn apple); seeds. Rambla del Charco, Águilas, Murcia, Spain. August 2011.
Copyright©Philmarin/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Datura innoxia (downy thorn apple); seeds. Rambla del Charco, Águilas, Murcia, Spain. August 2011.
SeedsDatura innoxia (downy thorn apple); seeds. Rambla del Charco, Águilas, Murcia, Spain. August 2011.©Philmarin/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Datura L.

Preferred Common Name

  • thorn-apple

International Common Names

  • English: angel's-trumpet

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Stechapfel
  • Netherlands: doornappel

EPPO code

  • DATSS (Datura sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Solanales
  •                         Family: Solanaceae
  •                             Genus: Datura