Datura innoxia Mill.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY OR BRINJAL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Species : Datura innoxia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Datura innoxia Mill.
  • Vernacular name : Oomathai (Tam.); Ummetha (Tel.); Duddura, Duttara (Ori.)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Mexico, South America
  • Comments : Often on plains and foothills. Grows gregariously along wastelands, sometimes as a weed.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Introduced in most parts of the world.
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Datura innoxia. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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