Chinese lantern plant


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Noun1.Chinese lantern plant - Old World perennial cultivated for its ornamental inflated papery orange-red calyxChinese lantern plant - Old World perennial cultivated for its ornamental inflated papery orange-red calyx
ground cherry, husk tomato - any of numerous cosmopolitan annual or perennial herbs of the genus Physalis bearing edible fleshy berries enclosed in a bladderlike husk; some cultivated for their flowers
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Description: This recall involves autumn 2013 Gardeners Eden decorative wreaths and Chinese Lantern plant arrangements.
The Chinese lantern plant, Physalis alkekengi, produces the most amazingly bright orange papery packaging to cover the orange fruit within.
Hidden in the bright orange pod of the Chinese lantern plant (Physalis alkekengi) is a brilliant orange berry.

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