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Anisodus tanguticus1.jpg
Anisodus tanguticus in flower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Tribe: Hyoscyameae
Genus: Anisodus
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Anisodus is a genus of flowering plant in the family Solanaceae.


It is native to China, Tibet, India, Bhutan, and Nepal.

Medicinal uses[edit]

One species, A. tanguticus (Chinese: ; pinyin: shān làngdàng), is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine.


  • Anisodus acutangulus C. Y. Wu & C. Chen
    • Anisodus acutangulus var. acutangulus
    • Anisodus acutangulus var. breviflorus C. Y. Wu & C. Chen
  • Anisodus carniolicoides (C. Y. Wu & C. Chen) D'Arcy & Z. Y. Zhang
  • Anisodus luridus Link
  • Anisodus mariae Pascher
  • Anisodus tanguticus (Maximowicz) Pascher



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