Hyoscyamus niger

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Hyoscyamus niger - Köhler–s Medizinal-Pflanzen-073.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Hyoscyamus
Species: H. niger
Binomial name
Hyoscyamus niger
Hyoscyamus niger

Henbane (Hyoscyamus niger[1]), also known as stinking nightshade, is a plant of the family Solanaceae[1] that originated in Eurasia,[1] but it is now found everywhere. It is poisonous and should not be eaten.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roberts 1998, p. 31.