henbane

Hyoscyamus niger l.

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  • henbane
  • henbane
  • henbane
  • Flower name
    henbane
  • Scientific name
    Hyoscyamus niger l.
  • Aliashenbane
  • Place of originEurasia
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July

What is henbane

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


  • Eye
    Solanales
  • Family
    Solanaceae
  • Genus
    Hyoscyamus
  • Species
    H. niger
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    palisade compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeannual or two-year herb
  • Flower colorscream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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