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The dried rhizome and roots of Scopolia carniolica (family Solanaceae), an herb of Austria, Bavaria, Hungary, southwestern Russia, and neighboring countries of Europe; it resembles belladonna in pharmacologic action.
[G.A. Scopoli, Italian naturalist, 1723-1788]
Scopoli,G.A., Italian naturalist, 1723-1788.
scopolia - the dried rhizome and roots of Scopolia carniolica, an herb of Austria and neighboring European countries; resembles belladonna in pharmacologic action.