Definition of Datura stramonium
1. Noun. Intensely poisonous tall coarse annual tropical weed having rank-smelling foliage, large white or violet trumpet-shaped flowers and prickly fruits.
Generic synonyms: Thorn Apple
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Datura Stramonium
Literary usage of Datura stramonium
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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1865)
"pd On Datura stramonium and Datura Tatula. ... object of this paper was to show that Datura stramonium and D. Tatula were identical in points of structure, ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1897)
"Soc., 6f, I. COMPARATIVE STRUCTURE OF THE LEAVES OF Datura stramonium, ... Datura stramonium. The leaves are described as five or six inches long: petiolate ..."
3. The Journal of Foreign Medical Science and Literature edited by Samuel Emlen (1813)
"... to the Datura stramonium, or Thorn Apple: as a Cure or Relief of Asthma: addressed to the Editor of the Monthly Magazine; several of them never before ..."
4. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1815)
"Communications relative to the Datura stramonium, or Thorn- apple : as a Cure or Relief of Asthma : addressed to the Editor of the Monthly Magazine . ..."