genus Datura


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Related to genus Datura: Downy thorn apple
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Noun1.genus Datura - thorn applegenus Datura - thorn apple        
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Solanaceae, potato family, Solanaceae - large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
thorn apple - any of several plants of the genus Datura
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The genus Datura From research subject to powerful hallucinogen.
In addition, post-scarification seeds irradiation seems more interesting for future use on Datura genus Datura innoxia and especially in the dose range 40-80 Gy, which mainly generates the most important alkaloid contents (atropine and scopolamine).