Flower Database

henbane

Basic information
Flower Name
henbane
Formal Name
Hyoscyamus niger l.
Alias
henbane
Habitat
Eurasia
Morph
annual or two-year herb
Comment
Henbane (Scientific name: Hyoscyamus niger) is Eurasian native, and is an annual or two-year herb in the Solanaceae family. Grown for medicinal purposes. From spring to summer, flower stems are released from axiles, and flowers that have a dark purple vein at the base and bloom on the side. The crown is a bell-tube type with five split tips. It is used as a manufacturing material for atropine sulfate, which is a material for painkillers, but since all herbs have strong toxicity such as hallucinations, care should be taken in general.
Generic name: Henbane, Scientific name: Hyoscyamus niger L., aka: henbane, Origin: Eurasian continent, Living type: One-year grass , Plant height: 0.5 to 1 m, Foliage: Oval, feathery, split, phylogeny: Alternate, Leaf Height: 20 to 30 cm, Leaf edge: Wavy, Petal: No, Leaves hold stem, Flower color: The petals are grayish yellow and dark purple at the base, flowering stage: May-July, flower shape: bell-tube type with 5 crests, flower diameter: 2-4 cm, flowering direction: sideways, flowering area : Leaf axillary, Fruiting stage: Autumn, Fruit type: Gum, Fruit type: Oval, Fruit: Wrapped in ax, Seed color: Grayish brown, Remarks: Strong toxicity that causes loss of symptoms including hyoscyamine in whole grass
Detailed information
Order
Solanales
Family
Solanaceae
Genus
Hyoscyamus
Species
H. niger
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Palmate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
field
Color
Cream
Season
May Jun Jul
Height
50  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 4