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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Datura, genus Datura(noun)

    thorn apple


  1. datura(Noun)

    A plant of the genus Datura.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Datura(noun)

    a genus of solanaceous plants, with large funnel-shaped flowers and a four-celled, capsular fruit


  1. Datura

    Datura is a genus of nine species of vespertine flowering plants belonging to the family Solanaceae. They are known as angel's trumpets, sometimes sharing that name with the closely related genus Brugmansia, and commonly as daturas. They are also sometimes called moonflowers, one of several plant species to be so. Its precise and natural distribution is uncertain, owing to its extensive cultivation and naturalization throughout the temperate and tropical regions of the globe. Its distribution within the Americas, however, is most likely restricted to the United States and Mexico, where the highest species diversity occurs. Some South American plants formerly thought of as Datura are now treated as belonging to the distinct genus Brugmansia. Other related genera include Hyoscyamus and Atropa.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Datura

    A plant genus of the family SOLANACEAE. Members contain TROPANES. The common name of trumpet flower is also sometimes used for GELSEMIUM.


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