Solanaceae Week: Datura metel from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 5, 2011, 1:34:35 AM4/5/11
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Datura metel Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 179. 1753.
Syn: Datura fastuosa Nees; Datura alba L.

 Often grown in Delhi. Different from D. inoxia in more or less glabrescent plants, shining stems, drooping or horizontal capsules, with short tubercles.
Photographed from Herbal Garden and Janak Puri in Delhi 

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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
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