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(Science: botany) A poisonous plant (datura Stramonium); stinkweed. See Datura, and jamestown weed.

Origin: NL.; Cf. F. Stramoine.

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Re: sporophytic haploids....is it true?

... sac. However, parthenogenetic development of unfertilized eggs can occur, but it is very rare. Haploid sporocytes were first reported in Datura stramonium (q.v.). The frequency of haploid plants can be greatly increased using anther culture (q.v.). Homozygous diploid plants can then be generated ...

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by sara135
Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:23 am
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incorrect plant ID

The hardy native plant that resembles Brugs is Datura Stramonium. (Datura is in the same family as tomotoes and nightshade.) One common name for datura is Angel's Trumpet (Jimson Weed is less poetic) because it contains highly toxic alkaloids. Idiots ...

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by eluned
Wed Jul 13, 2005 9:53 pm
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Topic: Brugmansia Candida
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