- a bitter, poisonous, crystalline alkaloid, C33H45NO9, obtained from various species of larkspur, especially Delphinium staphisagria.
Origin of delphinine
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Delphinine begins to brown about 102°; it becomes amber at 119°, and melts, and bubbles appear.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth