Datura stramonium

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Synonyms for Datura stramonium

intensely poisonous tall coarse annual tropical weed having rank-smelling foliage, large white or violet trumpet-shaped flowers and prickly fruits

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Datura stramonium is a hallucinogenic plant that causes serious poisoning, as already reported (Arnett 1995).
Hyoscyamine and scoplamine are also the main active ingredients in Datura stramonium and Atropa belladonna.
Clinton Police Chief Mark Laverdure said a few concerned residents reported the use of a popular, local plant, Datura stramonium, also known as Thorn Apple, Loco Weed, Moonseed, Angel's Trumpet and Devil's Trumpet.
5 Datura stramonium (jimsonweed) -- -- -- Daucus carota (wild carrot) 15.
The unusual focus of Tarporley-based Cheshire Herbs' luxuriant display is Datura stramonium, a form of thorn apple said to be much sought-after for its hallucinogenic properties in its native habitat along the Limpopo River.
According to herbarium records, at least three species of Datura have been collected in or near the lower Pecos River region, Datura stramonium L.
Datura Stramonium seeds in the Biotechnology of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Laboratory in the National commission for Biotechnology were used in these experiments.
Datura stramonium is a wildly growing plant found in West Virginia and temperate regions throughout the world that is sometimes abused by teens and young adults because of its hallucinogenic effects.
There are reports that some in Morocco inhale seeds of Datura stramonium at hallucinogenic doses (Ratsch 2005), which again describes a very widespread use of such practices in the Islamicized world.
Last Thursday the Telegraph reported how the datura stramonium, known as devil's trumpet, had been found in a family garden in Keresley.
This edition includes considerably more herbs, ones that would now be an obvious omission from the original text such as Caulophyllum thalictroides, Centella asiatica, Eleuthrococcus senticosus, Olea europaea, Panax ginseng and the Vinca species, and a good selection of scheduled or restricted herbs such as Acorus calamus, Datura stramonium, Digitalis species and Gelsemium sempervirens.
Influence of nitrogen on the alkaloid content of Datura stramonium, Acta Horticulture, 331: 35-38.
The datura stramonium - known as devil's trumpet or locoweed - is usually found in much hotter parts of the world.
Daliri et al [4] reported that barley extracts caused a marked reduction in Datura stramonium (thorn apple) hypocotyls and radicle dry weight.
Competition between maize and Datura stramonium in an irrigated field under semi-arid conditions.