A drive-by botany photo of Datura stramonium.
Datura inoxia, or Datura meteloides, growing roadside in an untended lot. Specimins are abundant and blooming all over the region. Highly toxic.
Double Lavender Datura, shot at Maharashtra Nature Park, Mahim, Mumbai
Jimson weed. Saw some Three-Lined Lema Beetles hanging around this plant.
Datura Flower taken at Tungareshwar NP, near Vasai, Maharashtra
Datura is a genus of nine species of vespertine flowering plants belonging to the family Solanaceae. They are known as angel's trumpets, sometimes sharing that name with the closely related genus Brugmansia, and commonly as daturas. They are also sometimes called moonflowers, one of several plant species to be so. Its precise and natural distribution is uncertain, owing to its extensive cultivation and naturalization throughout the temperate and tropical regions of the globe. Its distribution within...