Plants in Israel | Brugmansia suaveolens

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Brugmansia suaveolens, Datura suaveolens,
Angel's trumpets, דטורה

Scientific name:  Brugmansia suaveolens (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Bercht. & J.Presl
Synonym name:  Datura suaveolens Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.
Common name:  Angel's trumpets, Night bells, Trumpet flower
Hebrew name:  דטורה
Family:  Solanaceae, סולניים

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Life form:  Shrub or small tree
Stems:  100-300cm high
Leaves:  Alternate, entire, with an entire or coarsely toothed margin
Inflorescence:  Solitary, inclined or pendulous flower, at leaf nodes near the branch apexes
Flowers:  White, Yellow, Pink, orange or red pendulous trumpet-shaped flowers, 14–50 cm long and 10–35 cm across at the wide end.
Fruits / pods:  Capsule, 4-valved, indehiscent, lanceolate-ellipsoid, unarmed; seeds numerous, compressed, obocoid-semicircular, coarsely rugose-tuberculate, comparatively large
Flowering Period:  April, May, June
Origin:  Central and South America
Brugmansia suaveolens, Datura suaveolens, Angel's trumpets, דטורה


Derivation of the botanical name:
Brugmansia, referring to Sebald Justin Brugmans, 1763-1819, a Dutch professor of natural history.
suaveolens, sweet scented.
Datura, the genus name was given by Linnaeus in 1753; apparently from either the Hindu vernacular name Dhatura, or Tatorah, the Arabic name of the plant.
  • The standard author abbreviation Willd is used to indicate Carl Ludwig von Willdenow (1765 – 1812), a German botanist, pharmacist, and plant taxonomist.
  • The standard author abbreviation Bercht. is used to indicate Friedrich von Berchtold (1781 – 1876), a Bohemian physician and botanist from Austrian descent.
  • The standard author abbreviation J.Presl is used to indicate Jan Svatopluk Presl (1791 – 1849), a Bohemian natural scientist.
  • The standard author abbreviation Humb. is used to indicate Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (1769 – 1859), a Prussian geographer, naturalist and explorer.
  • The standard author abbreviation Bonpl. is used to indicate Aimé Jacques Alexandre Bonpland (1773 –1858), a French explorer and botanist.
The flowers of Datura suaveolens have a mildly sweet aroma.


Brugmansia suaveolens, Datura suaveolens, Angel's trumpets, דטורה


Datura suaveolens,Brugmansia suaveolens, Angel's trumpets, דטורה