Nicandra physalodes (L.) Gaertn.

Common name

English: Apple of Peru, Shoo-Fly plant

German: Giftbeere

Mandarin: 假酸浆 (jia suan jiang)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Solanales (89)

        Family: Solanaceae (47) (family description)

          Genus: Nicandra (1)

           Epithet: physalodes (L.) Gaertn. (1)

physalodes => bladder-like

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue, white

External links

Check for Nicandra physalodes at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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