Taxon profile


Sacred Thorn-apple
Datura wrightii Regel

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Solanales »  family Solanaceae »  genus Datura - jimsonweed

Scientific synonyms

Datura meteloides auct. p.p., non Dunal
Datura metel var. quinquecuspida Torr.
Datura inoxia subsp. quinquecuspida (Torr.) Barcl.

Other names

= Hairy Thornapple
= Hoary Thornapple
= Recurved Thornapple


Datura wrightii - Sacred Thorn-apple

Author: Petr Kocna

Datura wrightii - Sacred Thorn-apple

Author: Petr Kocna

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Datura wrightii Regel]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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