Datura L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 179 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is SW. & S. Central U.S.A. to Colombia, Caribbean.

Distribution

Native to:

Arizona, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, California, Colombia, Colorado, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nevada, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Oklahoma, Panamá, Texas, Turks-Caicos Is., Utah

Introduced into:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Albania, Aldabra, Algeria, Altay, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Aruba, Ascension, Assam, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Central European Rus, Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, France, Free State, French Guiana, Galápagos, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Great Britain, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Hainan, Hawaii, Hungary, Illinois, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Korea, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Manchuria, Marianas, Mauritania, Mauritius, Minnesota, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Northwest European R, Norway, Oman, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Queensland, Rodrigues, Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Sinai, Society Is., Socotra, Somalia, South Australia, South China Sea, South European Russi, Southwest Caribbean, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sudan, Sulawesi, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Tennessee, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bye, R. & Sosa, V. (2013). Molecular phylogeny of the Jimsonweed genus Datura (Solanaceae). Systematic Botany 38: 818-829.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Fosberg in Taxon 8: 52 (1959)
  • Satina, Avery & Sachet in Blakeslee, The Genus Datura 16—47 (1959).
  • —F.T.A. 4, 2: 258

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Datura L., Sp. Pl.: 179 (1753)
  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 83 (1754).
  • Hawkes, Lester, Nee & Estrada, Solanaceae III: 197 (1991).
  • Hunziker, Gen. Solanacearum: 149 (2001).
  • Nee, Symon, Lester & Jessop, Solanaceae IV: 171–187 (1999).
  • Persson, Knapp & Blackmore in Nee, Symon, Lester & Jessop, Solanaceae IV: 171–187 (1999).
  • Sp. Pl.: 179 (1753)
  • Symon & Haegi in Hawkes, Lester, Nee & Estrada, Solanaceae III: 197 (1991).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Aust. J. Bot. 24: 415–435 (1976);
  • Chronica Botanica 20: 16–47 (1959);
  • DC., Prodr. 13(1): 538 (1852);
  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 83 (1754)
  • Hunziker, Gen. Solanaceae: 149–153 (2001)
  • J.L.S. 125: 295–308 (1997);
  • Journ. Wash. Acad. Sci. 11(8): 173–189 (1921);
  • Solanaceae IV: 171–187 (1999);
  • Sp. Pl.; 179 (1753)
  • Syst. Nat. 2, ed. 10: 932 (1759);

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nelson, E.W. [6430], Mexico K000063059 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132452 Yes
Akkul, M. [Cat. no. s.n.], Myanmar K001132450 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132451 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132453 Yes

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0