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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Da·tu·ra n.  Bot. A genus of solanaceous plants, with large funnel-shaped flowers and a four-celled, capsular fruit.
 Note:The commonest species are the thorn apple (D. stramonium), with a prickly capsule (see Illust. of capsule), white flowers and green stem, and Datura tatula, with a purplish tinge of the stem and flowers.  Both are narcotic and dangerously poisonous.