Hyoscyamus L., Sp. Pl. 1: 179. 1753
* International Plant Names Index
Hyoscyamus is a small genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family, Solanaceae. The eleven species it contains are known generally as the henbanes.
* Hyoscyamus albus L. – White Henbane
A poisonous Eurasian plant (Hyoscyamus niger) having an unpleasant odor, sticky leaves, and funnel-shaped greenish-yellow flowers. It is a source of the drug hyoscyamine.
1. ^ "Hyoscyamus L.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2009-09-01. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?5957. Retrieved 2010-04-29.
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