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Common name

English: Angel's trumpet

German: Indischer Stechapfel

Mandarin: 洋金花 (yang jin hua)


Kingdom: Plantae (2564)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2462)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2084)

      Order: Solanales (91)

        Family: Solanaceae (47)(family description)

          Genus: Datura (2)

            Epithet: metel L.(1)

metel => metel is derived from 'mathil', the Arabic name for the fruit of such plant


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Datura metel at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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