seeds of Brugmansia suaveolens pink, Angels Trumpet
Brugmansia suaveolens-pink, also known as Datura suaveolens or Datura gardneri, is a plant species belonging to the family Solanaceae. The plant’s common names include pink angel’s trumpet, angel’s tears or mududu as many call it in Uganda. Brugmansia suaveolens-pink has its origins in Brazil’s South Eastern region where it grew for centuries before its extinction. This phenomenon, therefore, means that only introduced plants of the species are the ones that exist in the world. Brugmansia suaveolens-pink is a shrubby plant that can grow to a height of 3 to 5 metres. The plant’s leaves are oval with length and widths dimensions of 25 cm by 15 cm. Flowers, on the other hand, are fragrant, trumpet-shaped and tend to droop downward. Each flower is 24 to 32 cm long. The distribution of Brugmansia suaveolens-pink finds its concentration in Central and South America. One can also find the plant growing in large numbers in many neighbourhoods in the United States and Mexico. Brugmansia suaveolens-pink is a popular ornamental plant in the Americas due to its eye-catching flowers and leaves. One can, therefore, expect to find it growing in many front yards, parks and various locations in need of beautification. An additional use of the shrub lies in its cultivation as a shrub in parts of East Africa. Tanzanians also rely on the plant to flavour their tea and beer. Brugmansia suaveolens-pink is a toxic plant that could harm the body when ingested. Many plants that have toxic attributes usually have one or two plant parts that aren’t noxious. These parts, however, aren’t present in Brugmansia suaveolens-pink. Ingesting any part of the plant could lead to paralysis, diarrhoea, and hallucinations. Brugmansia suaveolens-pink can neither cope with scorching heat nor with extremely cold temperatures. The plant can only cope with a dip in temperature to a low of 5 ˚C.
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