cape gooseberry


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Cape gooseberry

n.
A tropical South American ground cherry (Physalis peruviana) having yellow flowers with purple centers and an inflated calyx enclosing an edible yellow berry used to make jam, sauces, and desserts.

[After the Cape ofGood Hopewhere European settlers introduced the plant in the early 1800s (its cultivation later speading from there to other parts of the English-speaking world).]

cape gooseberry

n
(Plants) another name for strawberry tomato
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cape gooseberry - annual of tropical South America having edible purple fruits
genus Physalis, Physalis - ground cherries
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
Translations
blæjuberkirssananass
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Cape gooseberry, and Peruvian cherry, Pichuberries are native to the Peruvian Andes region and the mountains of Machu Picchu.
Cape gooseberry, or poha (Physalis peruviana), either originated in the highlands of Peru or lowland Brazil.
bioaccumulation, buprofezin, Physalisperuviana, Trialeurodes vaporariorum, Cape gooseberry.
The tomatillos she uses in this dish look like small green tomatoes, but they are actually related to the cape gooseberry.
EFFECT OF THE MATURITY STAGE ON THE POSTHARVEST BEHAVIOR OF CAPE GOOSEBERRY (Physalis peruviana L.
A LONDON Dry Gin from Birmingham, Whitley Neill Gin (PS24, 44% abv, 70cl, Sainsbury's) gets its flavour from a balance of nine traditional and African botanicals such as cape gooseberry and baobab.
A The golden berry, also called pichuberry (named after Machu Picchu in Peru) and cape gooseberry, is a Peruvian "super" fruit that grows abundantly in the Andes region of South America.
Complete genome sequence of an isolate of Potato virus X (PVX) infecting Cape gooseberry (Physalis peruviana) in Colombia.
The water-soluble extract, rich in phytonutrients, is prepared from the ancient Andean physalis fruit (Physalis peruviana), also known as Inca berry, cape gooseberry or golden berry.
The alcohol content (12% alcohol by volume) was similar to results obtained from cape gooseberry processing [6].
Jean Dobson, by email CAROL: Since you're talking about picking fruit, your plant is probably the cape gooseberry or tomatillo.