Datura inoxia showing typical symptoms of Begomovirus infection (i.e., leaf curling, decreased leaf size and growth stunting) was observed in the fields of. D. inoxia, known as Toloache in Mexico, was one of the plants of the gods among the Aztecs and other Indians. A low-growing, spreading perennial with hairy *Datura inoxia Miller, Gard. Dict. 8th edn, no. 5 (). T: Cultivated from seeds collected in Vera Cruz, Mexico, Chelsea Phys. Gard. no. ; neo: BM, fide A.S. .
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Your help is appreciated. According to Tropicosa widely-accepted authority on datra names, the inoxia form is due to an error originally made by 18th century taxonomist Philip Millerand since corrected.
Especially in datuea with hot summers, it is worthwhile trying a sowing outdoors in situ in mid to late spring. This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat It is more rarely called sacred daturabut this name in fact refers to the related Datura wrightii. However, the plant is now considered an invasive species in several locations. We are currently updating this section. Retrieved September 30, To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.
Sow the seed in individual pots in early spring in a greenhouse. Louis area even though plants are not winter hardy.
Brugmansias emit a sweet fragrance while datura’s fragrance can be described as spicy or lemony. In some places it is prohibited to buy, sell or cultivate Datura plants.
This species is extremely susceptible to the various viruses that afflict the potato family Solanaceaeit can act as a centre of infection so should not be grown near potatoes or tomatoes. The seeds have hibernation capabilities, and can last for years in the soil. Plants can be grown outdoors as half-hardy inoia, starting the seed off in a greenhouse. All plant pages have their own unique code. List of Fact Sheets Glossary. For details, please check with your state. Controlling the weed before it seeds will reduce future problems.
Datura innoxia is quite similar to D. All parts of Datura plants contain dangerous levels of poison and may be fatal if ingested by humans and other animals, including livestock and pets. This species is a commercial source of the alkaloid scopolamine, used in the pharmaceutical industry.
Each flower will unravel in the evening to reveal a fragrant trumpet-shaped bloom that only lasts until inoxis the following day. Capsule globose or nearly so, 3—5 cm long, deflexed, spiny; spines numerous, slender, sharp, all about equal in length, to 10 mm long. Place containers near patios so flower fragrance may be enjoyed.
This species has not been recorded in the region but could become an invasive species if introduced. Deadheading flowers dautra not necessary. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.
It can also be sprayed with a suitable herbicide. The currently-accepted botanical name for this plant is Datura innoxiain spite of datkra fact that many references spell it Datura inoxia. Control is generally best applied to the least infested areas before dense infestations are tackled.
Datura innoxiaoften spelled inoxia datur, sometimes called by the common names pricklyburr recurved thorn-apple downy thorn-appleIndian-applejnoxiamoonflowernacazcultoloatzintolguache or toloache is a species in the family Solanaceae.
The Aztecs called the plant toloatzinand used it long before the Spanish conquest of Mexico for many therapeutic purposes, such as poultices for wounds where it acts as an anodyne. It is also a potential seed contaminant.
A fact sheet for this species can be downloaded from the SA eFlora site. On the other hand, Miller said that the “not noxious” form refers to the soft spines on the fruit, which are in contrast to the sharp spines on other Datura species.
Catalogue of Life website. The capsule stalk bends sharply downwards.