- belonging to the Solanaceae, the nightshade family of plants.
Origin of solanaceous
Examples from the Web for solanaceous
Historical Examples of solanaceous
Like other solanaceous plants, this is powerfully narcotic and anodyne.Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep
Henry M. Lyman
It was not in flower, so I can not say whether it is a solanaceous plant or not.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa
It does not belong to the solanaceous, but to the papilionaceous or pea family, and its flowers have a delightful fragrance.
I will show you at the house the Ramondia Pyrenaica, solanaceous with the aspect of the primrose.A Tour Through The Pyrenees
Hippolyte Adolphe Taine
- of, relating to, or belonging to the Solanaceae, a family of plants having typically tubular flowers with reflexed petals, protruding anthers, and often poisonous or narcotic properties: includes the potato, tobacco, henbane, mandrake, and several nightshades