''Datura inoxia'' is a species in the family Solanaceae. It is native to Central and South America, and introduced in Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe.
Common names include thorn-apple, downy thorn-apple, Indian-apple, lovache, moonflower, sacred datura, nacazcul, toloatzin, tolguache or toloache. The scientific name is often cited as ''D. innoxia''. When English botanist Philip Miller first described the species in 1768, he misspelled the Latin word ''innoxia'' when naming it ''D. inoxia''... more