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Solanaceae: Species information pages with photographs
Click here for the currently available Solanaceae: species for which we have prices.
deadly nightshade or belladonna,
capsicum (paprika, chili pepper),
) has a long relationship with mankind,
providing us with
Annual or perennial plants, from annual herbs, to trees, including shrubs and some climbers.
Solanaceae flowers usually have a bell or trumpet-shaped corolla composed of 5 joined petals.
The plants often have hairy or spiky parts (stems, leaves, flowers or fruit).
Fruit are berries (tomatos, sweet and chilli peppers,
and belladonna) or dehiscent capsules (datura, tobacco,
Solanaceous plants are found growing naturally in temperate and tropical regions
) in conditions
arid and dry conditions
For thousands of years naturally occuring tropane alkaloids (named from Atropa belladonna) have been used for pain relief;
Atropine is listed several times on the World Health Organisation's
list of essential medicines.