Physalis philadelphica


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Noun1.Physalis philadelphica - Mexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoesPhysalis philadelphica - Mexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes
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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Chloris virgata Eragrostis mexicana Digitaria ternata Flaveria trinervia Eleusine indica Physalis philadelphica Euphorbia heterophylla Heterosperma pinnatum Franco arcilloso-arenosa (4 spp.
Garcia-Lopez y colaboradores (2006) senalan que cinco especies de la familia Melolonthidae presentes en las parcelas agricolas de la region Altos de Chiapas se alimentan de Physalis philadelphica Lam.