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Duboisia hopwoodii (F.Muell.) F.Muell.
Pituri
This plant is common in the the Australian deserts. It is important to the Aboriginal people as a bush medicine.

  Duboisia hopwoodii Duboisia hopwoodii
 
Description:Flower Description:Flowers
  Location:Eyre Bird Observatory Road, Cocklebiddy, Western  Australia Location:30K E of Curtin Springs, Lasseter Highway, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:32˚10.1350S, 12618.0980E GPS coordinates:25˚13.9230S, 13201.0340E
  Date of photo:19 October 2018 Date of photo:26 September 2018
  Field No.:7547 Field No.:6746
     
  Duboisia hopwoodii Duboisia hopwoodii
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers - side view
  Location:30K E of Curtin Springs, Lasseter Highway, Northern Territory Location:30K E of Curtin Springs, Lasseter Highway, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:25˚13.9230S, 13201.0340E GPS coordinates:25˚13.9230S, 13201.0340E
  Date of photo:26 September 2018 Date of photo:26 September 2018
  Field No.:6746 Field No.:6746
     
  Duboisia hopwoodii Duboisia hopwoodii
 
  Description:Leaf Description:Leaf - underside
  Location:30K E of Curtin Springs, Lasseter Highway, Northern Territory Location:30K E of Curtin Springs, Lasseter Highway, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:25˚13.9230S, 13201.0340E GPS coordinates:25˚13.9230S, 13201.0340E
  Date of photo:26 September 2018 Date of photo:26 September 2018
  Field No.:6746 Field No.:6746
     
  Duboisia hopwoodii Duboisia hopwoodii
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant in freshly burnt habitat
  Location:30K E of Curtin Springs, Lasseter Highway, Northern Territory Location:Eyre Bird Observatory Road, Cocklebiddy, Western  Australia
  GPS coordinates:25˚13.9230S, 13201.0340E GPS coordinates:32˚10.1350S, 12618.0980E
  Date of photo:26 September 2018 Date of photo:19 October 2018
  Field No.:6746 Field No.:7547
  Duboisia hopwoodii Duboisia hopwoodii
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant
  Location:Eyre Bird Observatory Road, Cocklebiddy, Western  Australia Location:Eyre Bird Observatory Road, Cocklebiddy, Western  Australia
  GPS coordinates:32˚10.1350S, 12618.0980E GPS coordinates:32˚10.1350S, 12618.0980E
  Date of photo:19 October 2018 Date of photo:19 October 2018
  Field No.:7547 Field No.:7547
     
  Duboisia hopwoodii Duboisia hopwoodii
 
  Description:Shrub - bark Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:30K E of Curtin Springs, Lasseter Highway, Northern Territory Location:30K E of Curtin Springs, Lasseter Highway, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:25˚13.9230S, 13201.0340E GPS coordinates:25˚13.9230S, 13201.0340E
  Date of photo:26 September 2018 Date of photo:26 September 2018
  Field No.:6746 Field No.:6746
     
     

 

References (accessed 2 February 2019):

Purdie, R.W., Symon, D.E. & Haegi, L. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1982), Solanaceae. Flora of Australia 29:18-21

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/efsa/lucid/Solanaceae/Solanaceae%20species/key/Australian%20Solanaceae%20species/Media/Html/Duboisia_hopwoodii.htm

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/6966

https://www.outbackchef.com.au/pituri-bush-bush-medicine-native-hallucinogenic/

 

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