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  Brugmansia suaveolens
 
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  Family: SOLANACEAE
  Citation:  Brugmansia suaveolens (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Bercht. & Presl, Rostl. 1: 45. 1823; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 308. 1988; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 319. 1994; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 313. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 275. 1998; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 568. 2009. Datura suaveolens Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd., Enum. Pl. Hort. 227. 1809.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Angle's Trumpet
  Description: Large shrubs or small trees, stems dense to sparsely pubescent. Leaves alternate, entire or shallowly lobed, to 20 x 15 cm, ovate, acute or acuminate, basally rounded or obtuse; petiole to 4-8 cm long. Flowers solitary, axillary,inclined or pendulous ; pedicel 2-5 cm long. Calyx tubular, 5-10 cm long, 5- lobed, lobes 1.5-2 cm long, acute or obtuse. Corolla pink,17-25 cm long, the tube long and slender, the limb strongly plicate in bud, the lobes 5, cuspidate or acuminate. Stamens 5, the filaments slender, inserted on distal part of corolla tube; the anthers linear, basifixed, 25-35 mm long, longitudinally dehiscent, cohering into a cylindrical tube. Ovary 2-locular, glabrous, ovules numerous; style slender, elongate, stigma 2-lobed. Fruit a 4-valved, indehiscent capsule, lanceolate-ellipsoid, unarmed; seeds numerous, 7-10 x 5-7 mm, compressed, obovoid-semicircular, coarsely rugose-tuberculate, comparatively large.
  Habit: Shrub to Small Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-May
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as garden plants
  Distribution: Tropical and subtropical America, grown as a garden plant elsewhere.
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Rose, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Sholayar, Manantody, Chandanathode, Devicolam
   
 
   
 
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