Thorn apple

Datura innoxia

  • Thorn apple
  • Thorn apple
  • Flower name
    Thorn apple
  • Scientific name
    Datura innoxia
  • Alias毛朝鮮朝顔, Thorn apple, acred datura
  • Place of originCenter and South America
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

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.


  • Eye
    Solanaceae
  • Family
    Solanaceae
  • Genus
    Datura
  • Species
    D. inoxia
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typePerennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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