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physalis

(faɪˈseɪlɪs)
[New Latin, from Greek physallis a bladder (from the form of the calyx)]
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asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Solanaceae, potato family, Solanaceae - large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
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
cape gooseberry, Physalis peruviana, purple ground cherry - annual of tropical South America having edible purple fruits
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physalis

n (Bot) → Kapstachelbeere f, → Physalis f
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"1842") were described until the second half of the last century, for example the groundcherry Physalis constricta Waterfall, 1967 (holotype MNHN-P 387526, type locality "Oaxaca", perhaps syn.
Lanceleaf groundcherry Solanaceae Pourouma guianensis Aubl.
De Australia se reportan cultivares como 'Golden Nugget' o 'New Sugar Giant' y de Estados Unidos 'Peace', 'Giant Groundcherry', 'Goldenberry', 'Giallo Grosso', 'Giant', 'Giant Poha Berry', 'Golden Berry' y 'Golden Berry-Long Ashton' (FISCHER, 2000).
High frequency multiple shoot formation of pygmy groundcherry (Physalis minima): An endangered medicinal plant.