Definition of Genus Datura
1. Noun. Thorn apple.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Solanaceae, Potato Family, Solanaceae
Member holonyms: Thorn Apple
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Datura
Literary usage of Genus Datura
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"The present systematic synopsis of the genus Datura is part of an extensively illustrated paper on the genus to appear in the Year-Book of the Smithsonian ..."
2. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"The species were formerly comprised finder the genus Datura, as there is a close resemblance in the flowers ; but these plants arc shrubs, and their fruit ..."
3. A Dictionary of medical terminology, dental surgery, and the collateral sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas (1882)
"A plant of the genus Datura; the Datura Stramonium. Jan'itor. The pylorus. Also, a doorkeeper ; college-keeper. ..."
4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1851)
"... species of the genus Datura are indigenous throughout India; and "Datura alba" (D. metel, Roxb. Flora, i. ..."
5. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"There are possibly twenty-five different species in the genus Datura, widely scattered in the tropical regions. The group belongs to the Solanaceae or ..."
6. American Medical Botany: Being a Collection of the Native Medicinal Plants by Jacob Bigelow (1817)
"The following are the essential marks which characterize the genus Datura. The corolla funnel form and plaited. The calyx tubular» angular and deciduous. ..."