Datura inoxia showing typical symptoms of Begomovirus infection (i.e., leaf curling, decreased leaf size and growth stunting) was observed in the fields of. D. inoxia, known as Toloache in Mexico, was one of the plants of the gods among the Aztecs and other Indians. A low-growing, spreading perennial with hairy *Datura inoxia Miller, Gard. Dict. 8th edn, no. 5 (). T: Cultivated from seeds collected in Vera Cruz, Mexico, Chelsea Phys. Gard. no. ; neo: BM, fide A.S. .

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Datura leichhardtiiDatura met el, Datura inoxia and Datura wrightii can be differentiated from these two species as their capsules are held on a curved stalk, and they produce brown or yellow seeds. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.

Seeds 4—5 mm long, brown. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. It has elliptic smooth-edged leaves with pinnate venation. Louis as an annual.

The seeds, as well as the entirety of this plant, act as deliriantsbut have a high probability of overdose. Datura inoxia – Mill. Anthropogenic man-made or disturbed habitatsshores of rivers or lakes. However, inoia use cannot compensate for this plant’s overall negative impacts.

Set plants out after last frost date.

Missouri Botanical Garden Shaw Blvd. It is also a potential seed contaminant.

Noxious Weeds of Australia. It prefers dry or moist soil. The leaves contain 0.

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If daura is no longer possible, it is best to treat the weed infestations when they are small to prevent them from establishing early detection and rapid response. Modern authorities state that the inoxia form literally means “not noxious”, which certainly does not seem to apply to the highly poisonous Datura.


The best form of invasive species management is prevention. Retrieved 17 January Weed of degraded areas, farmland, roadsides.

All parts of Datura plants contain dangerous levels of poison and may be fatal if ingested by ratura and other animals, including livestock and pets.

According to Tropicosa widely-accepted authority on botanical names, the inoxia form is due to an error originally made by 18th century taxonomist Philip Datraand since corrected.

Datura inoxia (downy thorn-apple): Go Botany

Many members of the Solanaceae deadly nightshade famly contain a variety of defensive chemicals that are both useful and problematic. Datura inoxia readily escapes from gardens where it is being cultivated. Sow the seed in individual pots in early spring in a greenhouse[]. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs.

When ripe, the capsule splits open, dispersing the seeds. Datura meteloidesauct. These wide variations make Datura exceptionally hazardous to use as a drug. Catalogue of Life website. Downy thorn-apple is introduced in North America.

Category:Datura inoxia – Wikimedia Commons

Full Key All other flowering non-woody plants All other herbaceous, flowering dicots Datura inoxia. Flowers will bloom intermittently from mid-summer to frost. Bulbils the plant does not appear to have bulbils Bulblets replace flowers there are no bulblets where the flowers are inoxi. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Flowers are cream to pink to lavender, and last one night.


The currently-accepted botanical name for this plant is Datura innoxiain spite of the fact that many references spell it Datura inoxia.

Flowers are followed by downy spherical fruit covered with stiff spines, hence the sometimes used dahura name of downy thorn apple for this plant. Datrua you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a inodia or link below. Views Read Edit View history. In traditional cultures, users needed to have a great deal of experience and detailed plant knowledge so that no harm resulted from using it.

Deadheading flowers is not necessary. It is native to S. Right plant wrong place. Retrieved September 30, Haegi showing shape of corolla and limb of corolla spread flat to show lobes lacumens and interacuminal lobules.

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Corolla 12—19 cm long, white with green veins; limb undulate, appearing 10—lobed, alternate lobes broadly triangular or ending in a slender point 5—10 mm long. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. All parts of Datura plants contain dangerous levels of poison and may be fatal if ingested by humans and other animals, including livestock and pets. Another means of dispersal is by the fruit spines getting caught in the fur of animals, who then carry the fruit far from the mother plant.

Datura innoxia is quite similar to D. Central America, Texas, Colombia.