black henbane


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Noun1.black henbane - poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowersblack henbane - poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowers; yields hyoscyamine and scopolamine
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Hyoscyamus, Hyoscyamus - genus of poisonous herbs: henbane
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Lang and Melchers (1943) demonstrated that long-day black henbane (Hyoscyamus niger L.) grown in noninductive short photoperiods flowered when all mature leaves were removed.
Botanists placed the tomato in the same family as belladonna, black henbane, and deadly nightshade.