JungleDragon is a nature and wildlife community for photographers, travellers and anyone who loves nature. We're genuine, free, ad-free and beautiful.

Join

Datura Ferox I was walking with my family and saw this flower on a side from a street, we know how people use this plant, reason why I'm thinking not to share the place, greetings. Datura ferox,Long Spined Thorn Apple Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Datura Ferox

I was walking with my family and saw this flower on a side from a street, we know how people use this plant, reason why I'm thinking not to share the place, greetings.

Sign in or Join in order to comment.

''Datura ferox'', commonly known as Long Spined Thorn Apple or Fierce Thornapple, is a species of ''Datura''. Like all such species, every part of the plant contains deadly toxins that can kill animals that ingest it. Its fruit, red-brown when ripe, has unusually long thorns or spikes.

The species was first described in 1756 by Linnaeus. ''Ferox'' means "strongly fortified," referring to the fearsome-looking spines on the seed pod. It probably originated in southeastern China. Today it.. more

Similar species: Potatoes
Species identified by enriquediaz
View enriquediaz's profile

By enriquediaz

All rights reserved
Uploaded Jul 10, 2018.