New Latin Daturagenus namefrom Hindi dhatūrādaturafrom Sanskrit dhattūraḥ
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Originally published by Linnaeus in 1753. From Hindiधतूरा (dhatūrā) (dating to 1662)
From the genus name.
Datura Sentence Examples
At other times they are vertical, as in Datura, where the ovary, in place of being two-celled, becomes four-celled; in Cruciferae, where the prolongation of the placentas forms a vertical partition; in Astragalus and Thespesia, where the dorsal suture is folded inwards; and in Oxytropis, where the ventral suture is folded inwards.
I have a datura which does not seem to be in a book and I do not want to lose my plants through ignorance.