Hyoscyamus niger L.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hyoscyamus niger L.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated for its medicinal values
  • Key identification features : Herbs, erect. Leaves sinuate-dentate or pinnatifid. Flowers greenish-yellow, subsessile, erect in terminal spikes. Seeds more or less compressed.
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.513. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Hyoscyamus niger. Downloaded on 12 November 2019.

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