Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of solanaceous plants, with angular-toothed leaves, large funnel-shaped flowers, and prickly, globular, 4-valved pods.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A genus of solanaceous plants, with large funnel-shaped flowers and a four-celled, capsular fruit.

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Solanaceae — the thorn apples and related plants.

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  • noun thorn apple

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Examples

  • DATURA Family: Solanaceae Genus: Datura Species: Species: fastuosa: large shrub with white flowers inoxia (Don Juan's Datura): native to mexico metel: native to India. sanguinea (Eagle Datura, Tonga): Native to S.America. stramonium (Jimson Weed): Dangerous hallucinogen widespread in temperate regions.

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  • The Jimson weed, or Datura, is an Abyssinian plant, and the Nicandra came from Peru.

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  • It lists so many of my favorite notes: Datura aka Angel's Trumpet, osmanthus, plum, saffron.

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  • The Datura is a night bloomer as well, so that is perfect for the name of the perfume.

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  • CONCOMBRE ZOMBI The vernacular name for Datura stramonium.

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  • The Angel’s Trumpet (aka Datura) base is reminiscent of lilies and reminds me greatly of the lily-and-orange blossom saturated Lys Mediteranee, yet with a far more pronounced lily-of-the-valley note (most likely from Phenyl Ethyl Alcohol and other muguet molecules).

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  • The Angel’s Trumpet (aka Datura) base is reminiscent of lilies and reminds me greatly of the lily-and-orange blossom saturated Lys Mediteranee, yet with a far more pronounced lily-of-the-valley note (most likely from Phenyl Ethyl Alcohol and other muguet molecules).

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  • The database did not find the text of a page that it should have found, named "Datura"

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  • A photo of a Brugmansia plant was misidentified as a Datura plant, and a photo of a Datura plant was misidentified as Moonflower vine.

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  • It looks like white morning glory and, like Datura, has a gentler fragrance than jasmine.

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