Solanum pseudocapsicum


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Noun1.Solanum pseudocapsicum - small South American shrub cultivated as a houseplant for its abundant ornamental but poisonous red or yellow cherry-sized fruitSolanum pseudocapsicum - 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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The authors reported morphological alternations and cell detachment and death when they treated different cell lines with alkaloid extracts obtained from different parts of Solanum pseudocapsicum. Additionally, our previous results obtained with seed extracts from M.
Also known as the Jerusalem Cherry plant, Winter Cherry and scientifically known as Solanum pseudocapsicum, the Christmas cherry is one beautiful and colorful plant used as Christmas decoration.
All parts of this plant (Solanum pseudocapsicum), including its red and yellow berries, contain the toxin solanine that can produce severe gastrointestinal irritation and central nervous system disorders such as depression and seizures.