Brugmansia versicolor – Amazonian Tree Datura

Brugmansia versicolor – Amazonian Tree Datura
FAMILY: Solanaceae GENUS: Brugmansia SPECIES: Versicolor COMMON NAMES: Amazonian Datura, Amazonia Tree Datura, Bunte Engelstrompete, Canachiari (Shipibo), Sacha-toe, Tree Datura Brugmansia versicolor is a perennial tree shrub that grows up to three meters in height....

Datura wrightii – Wright’s Datura

Datura wrightii – Wright’s Datura
FAMILY: Solanaceae GENUS: Datura SPECIES: Wrightii COMMON NAMES: Kalifornischer Stechapfel, Kiksawel (Cahuilla), Manai (Yokut), Nakta Mush (Luiseno), Smalikapita (Yuma), Tanabi (Mono), Tana’nib (Mono), Thornapple, Toloache, Wright’s Datura Datura wrightii...

Hyoscyamus niger – Black Henbane

Hyoscyamus niger – Black Henbane
FAMILY: Solanaceae GENUS: Hyoscyamus SPECIES: Niger COMMON NAMES: Black Henbane, Altercum (Arabic), Apolinaris (Roman, ‘plant of Apollo’), Asharmadu (ancient Assyrian), Banj (Persian), Bazrul (Hindi), Belendek (Anglo-Saxon), Beleno (Spanish), Belinuntia...

Arundo donax – Giant Reed

Arundo donax – Giant Reed
FAMILY: Gramineae GENUS: Arundo SPECIES: Donax COMMON NAMES: Arundo Cypria, Giant Reed, Brinari (Hindi), Calamus, Cana, Casab (Arabic), Donax, Guna Pipi (Siona, ‘rock reed’), Kalamos (Greek), Nalaka (Sanskrit), Rede of Spayne, Shaq (Chumash), Yuntu...

Hyoscyamus albus – Yellow Henbane

Hyoscyamus albus – Yellow Henbane
Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade Family) Genus: Hyoscyamus Species: Albus Common Names: Altersum, Apollinaris, Bily Blin (Bohemia), Diskiamos (modern Greek), Dontochorton (Cyprus), Gelbes Bilsenkraut, Belles Bilsenkraut, Hyoskyamos, Obecny (Bohemia), Russian Henbane,...