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Brief Description: Herbaceous perennial plant. Upright sprout, ramified, 50-200 cm high. Simple leaves, up to 20 cm long, ovate-ellipsoid, sharp-pointed, with short stem. Solitary, axillary flowers. Campanulate calyx. Campanulate corolla, brown-violet or greenish, with lobes equal to 1/3 of the tube. The fruit is berry, spherical, glossy, black or rarely red-violet, poisonous. It bears flowers from June until August. 
Bibliography: Baytop A. 1978. Atropa L. In: Davis P. H. (ed.) Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 6: 449-450. Edinburgh. Εκδοτική Αθηνών 1983. Εκπαιδευτική Ελληνική Εγκυκλοπαίδεια, Τόμος 10, Φυτολογία. Αθήνα. Hawkes J. G. 1972. Atropa L. In: Tutin T. G. Et al. (eds) Flora Europaea 3: 194. 
Particular Features: Plant that is cultivated because of its pharmaceutical properties. The effective components of the plant are various alkaloids (atropine, hyoscyamine, scopolamine etc). These substances have analgesic and antispasmodic properties. Belladonna in the form o 
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