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Nightshade flowers

Solanaceae

Description:

Solanaceae is a family of flowering plants that includes a number of important agricultural crops, although many species are toxic plants. The family is also informally known as the nightshade or potato family. The name of the family comes from the Latin Solanum "the nightshade plant", but the further etymology of that word is unclear.

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4 Comments

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

@Augstin : Yes...there are so many varities...thank you...

Big family of flowers. Very sturdy most of them.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

@Sione E : seems so..but not sure...thank u for info...

Simone E.
Simone E. 8 years ago

This is a Solanaceae (Nightshade flowers), but I couldn't say which specie.

Adarsha B S
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Adarsha B S

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Aug 22, 2012
Submitted on Aug 30, 2012

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