Datura metel (Cultivated)

 
Common name: Devil's Trumpet, Horn of plenty; downy thorn apple, Safed dhatura सफ़ैद धतूरा (Hindi), Sagol hidak (Manipuri), Ummata (Malayalam), மாதுளம் Madulam (Tamil) ; 
 
In both D. stramonium and D. metel the plants are glabrous, hairy in D. inoxia
The deciding difference between D. metel and D. stramonium is that mature fruit of D. metel is drooping, covered with short blunt tubercles barely exceeding 3 mm; in D. stramonium mature fruit is erect covered with long spines up to 5 mm long.
In addition the following may help. Plants of D. metel are generally taller less branched and erect often reaching 1.5 m and tend to have purplish stem, in D. stramonium plants are shorter, more branched and spreading, stems not purplish.
The leaves of D. stramonium are generally parted, whereas they are not parted in D. metel

 
Luckily you can distinguish them from vegetative plants and flowers also.
1. Plants glabrescent; calyx 5-angled; corolla less than 12 cm long; leaves sinnuate-dentate, anthers less than 5 mm long (capsule erect, 4-valved, with stout up to 5 mm long prickles)...D. stramonium
1a. Plants glabrescent or hairy; calyx cylindrical; corolla more than 12 cm long; leaves entire or sinuate but not
dentate, anthers longer than 1 cm (capsule deflexed, irregularly dehiscent)... 2
2. Plants gladular-pubescent, not purple; calyx 8-10 cm long; corolla 15-18 cm long, anthers 10-17 mm long (capsules deflexed, covered with slender prickles, pubescent, irregularly dehiscent)......................D. inoxia
2a. Plants glabrescent, often purple; calyx 4-9 cm long; corolla 14-20 cm long; anthers 10-12 mm long (capsule deflexed, with short broad-based short prickles, irregularly dehiscent)...............D. metel   
 

This shrub was recorded from Panipat, in fruiting stage, flowers are white..
I think this is again Datura metel, please validate/correct..
 
 
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This shrub with beautiful flowers and spinous fruits was recorded from near my native place in Kaithal, Haryana..
Datura metel with double corolla..


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Solanaceae fortnight - PC 03 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Here are few snaps of Metal from Uttarakhnda, which I will try to send one at a time. I could not mail them all at one go. ID please.
 
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Came across this Plant at "Rameshwari, Nagpur". Its a cultivated var.
Bot.name: Datura metel 
Family: Solanaceae

yes and nice


 
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Solanaceae Fortnight :: Datura metel :: MNP, Exhibition 2013 :: ARKFEB-12/18 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
Attached are pictures of Datura metel captured at MNP, Exhibition 2013 in March 2013.
Requested to validate the ID.
Yes, I also think so.
 
 
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Solanaceae Fortnight: Datura metel L. Feb2015sk18/36 : 2 posts by 1 author. Attachments (3)
Again I skipped/missed a number. However, this is a wild sub-shrub, common in wasteplace, roadside. My earlier thread  
Another set photographed today (22.2.15). Attachments (6)
 
 
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Datura metel L., Sp. Pl. 1: 179. 1753.
Syn: Datura fastuosa Nees; Datura alba L.
Often grown in Delhi.
Different from D. inoxia in more or less glabrescent plants, shining stems, drooping or horizontal capsules, with short tubercles.
Photographed from Herbal Garden and Janak Puri in Delhi 
More Photographs from Delhi
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Solanaceae Fortnight: Datura metel"?? at Assam: PKA-FEB32/32 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Could this be "Datura metel"?? This was photographed at 'Guwahati, Assam".
yes
 
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Requesting to please provide ID of the Datura plant captured at MNP in April 2014.
The fruits did not have pronounced spines.
I think this is Datura metel L.
Yes, I agree with ...
yes
Thanks ... for the ID...
I have posted another Datura metel, but the spines on the fruits of that plant were quite pronounced, hence the doubt...
Do the spines fall off eventually?
..., the KEY in FoC explains your query- "Plants glabrescent; capsules tuberculate or with stout-based prickles", please also check description.
Thank you ... for the link very much.....
Yes D. metel


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Hooghly-skMAY15/16 Datura metel L. (tripled corolla) : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)
 
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Fwd: Datura metel ? from Jalgaon.. : 3 posts by 3 authors.   
Hope u r fine and engaged in research...
Here is the attachment of Dhatura sp. I think it is Dhatura metal ?
species level identification cannot be attained by flower pic, however tentatively this is D. innoxia
key to species

1. Corolla 5-lobed with 5 alternating tooth; Fruit with long spines

1. Corolla 5-lobed, without 5 tooth; Fruit tubercled with short spines

D. innoxia

D. metel


I think double flowered form of D. metel only. In D. inoxia the leaves are hairy and with greyish appearance.
 
 
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Datura metel L.
at Ganeshpuri on January 12, 2014 
 
 
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Solanaceae Fortnight::Datura metel?? Feb-15 NSJ-07 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Datura metel ???. Pl confirm
I think yes, nice photographs
 
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Solanaceae Fortnight: Datura metel from Coimbatore FEB 2015 BRS 05 : 2 posts by 2 authors. 2 correct images as above.
Sharing the images of Datura metel from Coimbatore.
First and 4th yes
2nd and third seem to be D. inoxia


 
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Attached images are Datura metel Linnaeus 'Blackcurrant Swirl' found in wild state..
Yes ... Nice photographs
 
 
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This is cultivated species. My earlier thread. This one likely to be my final upload for this fortnight. I can't remember if I am left with any more species.

Seems to be Datura metel


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Re: Datura from Rajnagar Tripura : 6 posts by 3 authors. 5 images.
Kindly identify this

Pl. Check at 

Please check Datura metel.

I agree with ... for Datura metel  


can somebody suggest where exactly can i find Datura Metel In MNP Mumbai?
at MNP they have a roapvatika, they keep on planting various medicinal and other plants, the exact location may keep on changing.
you can also visit Jijamata udyan. there are three nursaries.
  
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Datura metel cultivars; 
 
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.. like Datura metel 'Flore Pleno',  Datura metel 'Blackcurrant Swirl' etc. ..Dhatura sp. - efloraofindia | Google Groups

Datura metel  'Double Blackcurrant Swirl'
 
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Solanaceae Week: Datura metel from Delhi: Datura metel Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 179. 1753. Syn: Datura fastuosa Nees; Datura alba L.
Often grown in Delhi. Different from D. inoxia in more or less glabrescent plants, shining stems, drooping or horizontal capsules, with short tubercles. 
Photographed from Herbal Garden and Janak Puri in Delhi
 
 
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Datura for ID : 230511 : AK-2: Taken at Nasik, Maharashtra on the 12th of July, 2007.
 
 
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Datura Fruit for ID : 040711 : AK-2:  Taken at Jijamata Udyan,Mumbai on the 8th of Nov, 2008.
Small plant
 
 
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Datura for ID : 040711 : AK-3: Taken at Maharashtra Nature Park, Mumbai on the 10th of May, 2009.
Again a small plant.
I guess Datura fastuosa,
What would be the common name for this one?
And how is it different from Datura metel?
I believe this too is Datura metel L. D. fastuosa is a synonym.
If you look at stem, the stem of D. metel is dark purple or blackish, so called kala-dhotra in marathi and D. fastuosa's stem is greenish called just Dhotra in Marathi.
 
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Flora of Haryana: Datura Stramonium from Near to Munak Karnal: Datura Stramonium from Near to Munak Karnal
pls validate 

Size of the prickles on fruit leads me to think that it may be Datura metel.
Besides D. stramonium is not found generally wild in tropical areas. 

I think u r right Sir 

I guess Datura fastuosa L. and its different from D. metel L.

Since a very long time D. fastuosa L. considered as synonym of D. metel L. http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/kew-2757779

 
Datura species:  How do you distinguish between Datura metle and Datura Stramonium?
In both D. stramonium and D. metel the plants are glabrous, hairy in D. inoxia
The deciding difference between D. metel and D. stramonium is that mature fruit of D. metel is drooping, covered with short blunt tubercles barely exceeding 3 mm; in  D. stramonium mature fruit is erect covered with long spines up to 5 mm long.
In addition the following may help. Plants of D. metel are generally taller less branched and erect often reaching 1.5 m and tend to have purplish stem, in D. stramonium plants are shorter, more branched and spreading, stems not purplish.
The leaves of D. stramonium are generally parted, whereas they are not parted in D. metel
Yo can also take a look at link below from eFlora of China
for the identification key of Datura for further references.
http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=109368  
 
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Flora of Haryana: Datura metel from TDL Herbal Park Yamunanagar:     
Datura metel from TDL Herbal Park Yamunanagar

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Datura flower and fruit from Dombivli: Sending photo of Datura flower and fruits seen in a marsh land at
Dombivli. The fruits are offered to Lord Shiva.
Place : Dombivli
Date : September 2010
Habitat : Wild
Yes ... D metel

yes common worldwide... even if garden are well tended and "OVERSTAFFED" ....
about 30 and then again 20 or 25 years ago found it in well tended garden edge with rocks as mulch ... in waiting area of Pirates of Carribean Ride and then again in similar rock chips mulched flower bed of Swiss family Robinson Ride... remember it well since I took the pictures..many people started taking pics, and then next day (we were obsessed with the rides and had Seven day passes/tickets) they were gone and park rangers standing around told us "the plots were de- weeded last nite... "
even in snow bound NY I find in well tended plots of parking lots of fivestar designer apparel stores... go figure? how do these seeds find their way to such places is guess work at best... I guessed it must come in with the mulch...
In India I find it in road sides, temple grounds, rubbish heaps with stones rocks that are not cleared away for years... do not know how seeds got there, bird poop?
Any other ideas??? Anybody?


 
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Datura Metal from Chennai:  Datura metel L
Telugu naame: Ummetta, Tamil - Umattai
It is one of the important plant used in Ayurveda & Siddha systems of medicine.
About 28 posts are already available in our forum. 
One of the most common plant. Photographed at Chennai on 07.05.2012
About 300 articles (name in title) are available in various scholarly journals. 


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Datura metel L. from CCSHAU Farms Hisar
Family: Solanaceae
gr8 shots. U captured d sp. with all possible angles..it's wonderful.


 
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Datura for ID : Mumbai : 120912 : AK-2:  Pictures taken in Maharashtra Nature Park, Mumbai on 12/8/12.
Datura with half opened double purple flower and fruits.
A cultivated plant in their plant nursery.
Its Datura metel


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Flora of Madhya Pradesh: Datura metel 'Flore Pleno' from Khajuraho Temples MP:  Datura metel 'Flore Pleno' from Khajuraho Temples MP
Complete set of pictures.
One of common weed in the waste land and around the Air Port area of Coimbatore.
Complete set of pictures Sir. I wl post the double corolla of Datura metel later on.


 
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Hooghly Today : Datura metel Linnaeus (purple):  
I think this is Datura fastuosa L. of "Bengal Plants" = D. metel L. of FoC = KALO DHUTRA in Bengali.
I think i saw a post of this plant by ..., but i fail to find the link.
Here it is ... efi thread

Thank you very much for the link, but there was another one, showing the double corolla.
Yes by ... efi thread

I am very sorry for taking much of your time, it was ... - efi thread.
Thanks ... and ...: now I got to see all four submissions in the same sitting, by you , ... and ... wonderful pics
never seen so many seed pods as in ... pics...
We see at least on entry in the annual flower show at the Hort.
Its medicinal though , most herbal garden grow them around the world...
would love some seeds

I have seen this DHUTURA only in front-yard of a few people, never in the wild. Certainly will take a note in my next find.


 
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Hooghly Today : Datura metel Linnaeus:
"Bengal Plants" describes three Datura species :-
Capsule opening irregularly near apex, usually pendent -
flowers more or less purple ................ fastuosa
flowers white or cream-coloured .......... fastuosa var. alba
Capsule deeply 4-valved almost to the base, erect; flowers purple stramonium var. tatula
so does it mean one needs to wait till fruits develop and finally burst open to get an exact classification in case of DATURA?
Luckily you can distinguish them from vegetative plants and flowers also.
1. Plants glabrescent; calyx 5-angled; corolla less than 12 cm long; leaves sinnuate-dentate, anthers less than 5 mm long (capsule erect, 4-valved, with stout up to 5 mm long prickles)...D. stramonium 
1a. Plants glabrescent or hairy; calyx cylindrical; corolla more than 12 cm long; leaves entire or sinuate but not
dentate, anthers longer than 1 cm (capsule deflexed, irregularly dehiscent)... 2
2. Plants gladular-pubescent, not purple; calyx 8-10 cm long; corolla 15-18 cm long, anthers 10-17 mm long (capsules deflexed, covered with slender prickles, pubescent, irregularly dehiscent)......................D. inoxia 
2a. Plants glabrescent, often purple; calyx 4-9 cm long; corolla 14-20 cm long; anthers 10-12 mm long (capsule deflexed, with short broad-based short prickles, irregularly dehiscent)...............D. metel


 
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Datura Fruit For ID : MNP,Mumbai : 060713 : AK-3 : Attachments (1).  3 posts by 2 authors.
Datura fruit seen at Maharashtra Nature Park, Mumbai on 22/4/2013.
Id please.
Datura metel I hope


 
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Datura For ID : Double Purple : MNP,Mumbai : 250713 : AK-3 :  Attachments (2). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Datura Double Purple seen at MNP, Mumbai on 22/4/13.
For the correct botanical name please.
Datura metel.
Yes cultivar of D. metel

Attached images are Datura metel Linnaeus 'Blackcurrant Swirl'.  
Date :21.10.2013
Location: Kamrup district, Assam
Family : Solanaceae
Genus & species : Datura metel Linnaeus 
Habitat: Grows wild on roadside
Habit : Shrub
Flower : Purple
Fruits : Not seen
Excellent Set of Pics


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Re: Datura : 5 posts by 5 authors. 5 images.
This Datura is from Rajnagar, Kumarghat, Tripura
Kindly identify

Datura metel

yes. black/purple datura. D. metel
was it wild? spontaneously growing in someone's yard?


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Datura metel : 1 post by 1 author. 4 images.
Presenting dissected flower of Datura metel with apparent 4 whorls. Cream colored variety, this was a fallen flower, I didn't pluck fresh one. 
In Surat city. Cultivated.  
From left, calyx, first, outermost, smallest whorl, second whorl and innermost whorl, the longest one. 
Innermost whorl looks like it is two, but in reality it is one, long span arranged spirally.
Arranged like a paper cone. And outer surface of second and innermost have outgrowths of same corolla tissue, that appendage held in between my fingers. 
Inner surface.  
Stamens on one side of this span of inner corolla. 
This is second time I did this dissection. Outermost whorl is free, and easily gets removed, second and innermost I found stuck to each other, densely in narrower part of tube 
patchy in flared part, making dissection delicate work. 
There are more observation, I shall share soon. (Currently obsessed with this Genus). 


Datura sp. for ID : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4)
Need ID of Datura sp.
From Agra, U.P.
DOP: 10 Oct 2019

Datura innoxia Mill. ??
Not D. innoxia sir, more likely to be D. metel..

Yes. Datura metel 


Datura Species seen at the Friends of the Trees Exhibition in Feb, 20.
Please check Datura metel 'Blackcurrant Swirl'  

Thanks a lot ... A similar one earlier was also identified the same.


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