Henbane, Stinking nightshade • Hindi: Khurasani ajwain • Sanskrit: Parseek yawani • Nepali: र्खुसानी ज्वाँनु Khursani jwanu; English: Black henbane, Henbane, Hogbean, Stinking night-shade, German: schwarzes Bilsenkraut; Sans: Dipya, Parasikaya; Hindi: Khurasaniajvayan; Beng: Khorasaniajowan; Mar: Khorasanivova; Tel: Khurashavivamam; Tam: Kurasaniyomam; Kan: Khurasanivadaki; Kashmir: Bazarbang;
 
Biennial herb, pubescent with glandular hairs; leaves ovate-lanceolate or oblong, up to 30 cm long, cauline clasping or broadly cuneate at base, entire or lobed; flowers pale yellow with purple veins, subsessile or on short pedicels; calyx tubular-campanulate, 2-3 cm long, fruiting urceolate; corolla 2-3 cm in diam; capsule ovoid-globose with yellow-brownseeds.
 
Dried leaves and flowering tops constitute the important drug Henbane; 
Mainly the seeds are used in formulations;
   
 

 

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 Solanaceae Week: Hyoscyamus niger from Kashmir: Hyoscyamus niger L.,  Sp. pl. 1:179. 1753

Bad smelling herbaceous plant with lacerate leaves and yellow flowers with purple veins, capsule enclosed in enlarged calyx, the fruit opens by horizontal split which removes a lid at top (circumscissile).
Dried leaves and flowring tops constitute the important drug Henbane. 
Common name: black henbane, henbane, hog’s-bean, stinking-nightshade
Sans: Dipya, parasikaya
Hindi: Khurasaniajvayan 

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VOF Week: Hyoscyamus niger at Mana:  Got to see this herb at the Outskirts of Village Mana while we were trekking towards Vasundhara Falls.
Bot. name: Hyoscyamus niger
Family: Solanaceae.
Date/Time: 11-08-2012 / 08:30AM
I hope the second photograph (i.e. Hyoscyamus niger-2.jpg) is also the same plant.


Yes … Usually a plants of disturbed/grazed lands. Yes the second photograph is fruiting branch of same.


yes, henbane. used be a useful medicinal and other uses plant…

 

 

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Hyoscyamus niger L. (Solanaceae) from Uttarakhand : Attachments (1). 3 posts by 3 authors.
One of the plant which catches attention in Badrinath area is Hyoscyamus niger (Solanaceae) which is an important medicinal plant. It is known as ‘Khurasani- Ajwain’ locally and as ‘Parseek Yavani’ in Ayurveda.  Mainly the seeds are used in formulations.

Yes, eye catching indeed, haven’t seen in wild till now..


Yes … Commonly found in Pahalgam Kashmir


 

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Solanaceae Fortnight : Hyoscyamus niger at Mana : PKA-FEB16/16: 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5) 

Got to see this herb at the Outskirts of Village Mana while we were trekking towards Vasundhara Falls in Badrinath region..
Bot. name: Hyoscyamus niger
Family: Solanaceae.
Date/Time: 11-08-2012 / 08:30AM


Lovely ..


 

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Solanaceae Fortnight:Hyoscyamus niger from Kashmir-GSFEB37/39 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4) 

Hyoscyamus niger L., Sp. Pl. 1: 179. 1753.
Biennial herb, pubescent with glandular hairs; leaves ovate-lanceolate or oblong, up to 30 cm long, cauline clasping or broadly cuneate at base, entire or lobed; flowers pale yellow with purple veins, subsessile or on short pedicels; calyx tubular-campanulate, 2-3 cm long, fruiting urceolate; corolla 2-3 cm in diam; capsule ovoid-globose with yellow-brownseeds.
Photographed from Kashmir. 


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 Hyoscyamus niger L. : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)

Sharing some pictures of Hyoscyamus niger L. shot at Jomsom Nepal on 21 April 2013 at 9200 ft.


Superb details!!!


 

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Kailas Manasarovar Route::Hyoscyamus niger NSJ-SEP 16/09 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
HenbaneHyoscyamus niger from Chhiyalekh valley of flowers Altitude 11000 feet. Kindly confirm the ID.


Yes it is.


  
 
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