Thorn apple

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    Thorn apple @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Thorn apple
Formal Name
Datura innoxia
Alias
Thorn apple, acred datura
Habitat
Center and South America
Morph
Perennial plant

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What is Thorn apple

Thorn apple(scientific name: Datura innoxia) is a perennial herb of the Solanaceaedatura department , of the Datura genus native to Central and South America. Day white flowers bloom in the summer. A kind of datura, this is the biggest flowers bloom among daturas. There is no jaggedness on the leaf border. Fine soft hair has grown on the upper surface of the leaves and stems branch.The whole plant is poisonous plants.

Common name: Thorn apple, scientific name: Datura innoxia, also known as: American morning glory, Thorn apple, Sacred datura, origin: Central and South America, life type: perennial, plant height: 50-100 cm, leaf shape: oval, leaf margin: full margin, leaf surface and stem: short soft hairs, petiole: reciprocal, inflorescence: monocotyledonous inflorescence, crown shape: funnel-shaped, 10 shallow lobes with 5 striations on the crown, flower color: white, flower diameter: 10 cm, flowering direction: upward, flowering period: June to August, fruit shape: ovate with thorns, fruit diameter: 5 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Solanaceae
Family
Solanaceae
Genus
Datura
Species
D. inoxia
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
White
Season
JunJulAug
Height
50 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
10 ~ 10

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