jimsonweed


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jimsonweed

[′jim·sən‚wēd]
(botany)
Datura stramonium. A tall, poisonous annual weed having large white or violet trumpet-shaped flowers and globose prickly fruits. Also known as apple of Peru.
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In most of Europe, tomatoes were regarded as an ornamental plant--and in some cases, medicine--and were generally not consumed, as they were associated with the well-known poisonous Solanaceous plants such as mandrake, belladonna and jimsonweed.
New leaves sprout quickly, and life goes on for the jimsonweed.
They also discovered plant material in the kitchen trash, identified by the horticulture expert as jimsonweed. In the outdoor location described by the stew preparer, the horticulture expert identified jimsonweed plants with recent cutting marks.
Jimsonweed, shown in Figure 21-16, along with many other members of this family, is highly toxic.
North America Fiddleneck Amsinckia intermedia Pacific Coast Foxglove Digitalis purpurea Western United States Jimsonweed Datura stramonium North America Larkspur Delphinium spp.
(1996) also found that root and shoot growth of barnyardgrass, crabgrass, velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti Medik.), jimsonweed (Datura stramonium L.), and redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus L.) were reduced with the increase of sorgoleone concentration.
org/art21/artists/chin/clip2.html) profiles artist Mel Chin and offers two short video clips on his Revival Field project, in which he restored the ecology of a hazardous waste landfill site by planting jimsonweed and other transformative plants that eliminate toxic substances from the soil.
Atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade) n Colchicum autumnale (autumn crocus, meadow saffron) Conium maculatum (hemlock) n Daphne mezereum (mezereon) Datura stamonium (Jimsonweed) Digitalis purpurea (foxglove) Laburnum Oenanthe crocata (hemlock water dropwort
The labeled compound, DL-[2- [sup.14] C] ornithine, was synthesized in the laboratory in several steps from commercially available sodium [2- [sup.14] C] acetate, and was administered to mature plants of Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium) that were grown in hydroponic medium.
(1, 13) There are many beautiful flowers and ornamentals as petunia and Angel's trumpet, luscious vegetables, important medicinal drugs, such as atropine (dilates eye pupil), belladonna (relieves spasms, stimulates heart), and scopolamine (in sleeping pills), tobacco, and the many poisonous plants, such as Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), deadly nightshade (Solanum nigrum), and the foul smelling henbane (Hyoscyamus niger).
Biological activities of fumonisins, mycotoxins from Fusarium moniliforme, in jimsonweed and mammalian cell cultures.