African Plant Database


Datura metel L.
Family : SOLANACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 179 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Datura
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Datura fastuosa L. (1756)
=Datura alba Nees (1834)
=Datura fastuosa var. alba (Nees) C.B. Clarke (1837)
=Datura hummatu Bernh. (1833)
=Datura nilhummatu Dunal (1852)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual -Herb - Ht 0.3 - 1.5 m. Alt: 50 - 610 m. Distribution: KN, LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Solanaceae : 44 (2012).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 128-129 (1985).
  • Eur. Gard. Fl. 6: 248 (2002).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 642 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • DUCELLIER, L. & R. MAIRE (1923). Végétaux adventices observés dans l'Afrique du Nord. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 14: 304-325
  • PAMPANINI, R. (1931). Prodromo della Flora Cirenaica.  
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 4: 1121 (1941). 
  • Fl. Eur. 3: 200 (1972).
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 2: 824 (1981).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 3: 46 (2002).
 
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see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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Record n°119685 modified 2009-06-24
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