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Atropa belladonna
(deadly nightshade)

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Atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 27 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Atropa belladonna
  • Preferred Common Name
  • deadly nightshade
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Poisonous to mammals
  • Source of medicine/pharmaceutical
  • Traditional/folklore
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Atropa belladonna

Preferred Common Name

  • deadly nightshade

International Common Names

  • Spanish: Belladona; belladonna
  • French: belladonne
  • Portuguese: beladona

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Tollkirsche
  • Italy: belladonna comune
  • Netherlands: Wolfskers
  • Sweden: belladonna, vanlig

EPPO code

  • ATRBE (Atropa belladonna)

Taxonomic Tree

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

Uses List

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Materials

  • Poisonous to mammals

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Source of medicine/pharmaceutical
  • Traditional/folklore