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n.1.(Chem.) A poisonous alkaloid extracted from the stavesacre (Delphinium staphisagria), as a colorless amorphous powder.
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Chemical constituents: Roots contain delphinine, delphisine, delphinodien, staphisangarine and a resin (Khare, 2007).
Ball & particularly the delphinine and Heywood seeds ajacine (Ranunculaceae) Conyza canadensis The leaves An essential oil (L.