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Related to Jerusalem cherry: Solanum pseudocapsicum
A shrub (Solanum pseudocapsicum) in the nightshade family, having poisonous red fruit and grown as a houseplant.
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(Plants) a small South American solanaceous shrub, Solanum pseudo-capsicum, cultivated as a house plant for its white flowers and inedible reddish cherry-like fruit
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an Old World plant, Solanum pseudocapsicum, of the nightshade family, having white flowers and cherrylike fruits.
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|Noun||1.||Jerusalem cherry - small South American shrub cultivated as a houseplant for its abundant ornamental but poisonous red or yellow cherry-sized fruit|
nightshade - any of numerous shrubs or herbs or vines of the genus Solanum; most are poisonous though many bear edible fruit
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