Physalis alkekengi


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Physalis alkekengi - Old World perennial cultivated for its ornamental inflated papery orange-red calyxPhysalis alkekengi - Old World perennial cultivated for its ornamental inflated papery orange-red calyx
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Anti-inflammatory activities of Physalis alkekengi var.
Add some extra autumnal colour with Physalis alkekengi - the Chinese lantern.
The Chinese lantern plant, Physalis alkekengi, produces the most amazingly bright orange papery packaging to cover the orange fruit within.