Scopolia japonica

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Scopolia japonica
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Scopolia
Maxim.
Species: S. japonica
Binomial name
Scopolia japonica

Scopolia japonica, also Japanese belladonna or Korean scopolia,[1] is a flowering plant species in the genus Scopolia.

Scopoliae Rhizoma(root of Scopolia japonica)

The coumarins umbelliferone and scopoletin have been isolated from the roots of Scopolia japonica. The hairy roots technique has also been used to produce the alkaloids scopolamine and hyoscyamine.[2]

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