Nicandra physaloides


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Noun1.Nicandra physaloides - coarse South American herb grown for its blue-and-white flowers followed by a bladderlike fruit enclosing a dry berry
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Nicandra, Nicandra - sturdy annual of Peru
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Thus Barreto, Hallwass, Aquino, and Inoue-Nagata (2013) indicated that Nicandra physaloides, Euphorbia heterophylla, Sida spp.
Desmodium tortuosum (Procopio et al., 2005) and Nicandra physaloides populations (Ronchi et al., 2003) were able to accumulate, respectively, up to 10 and 15 times more the relative quantity of phosphorus than weeds.