Physalis angulata L.

Common name

English: Mullaca, Wild Tomato

German: Mullaca

Mandarin: 苦职 (ku zhi)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Solanales (89)

        Family: Solanaceae (47) (family description)

          Genus: Physalis (3)

           Epithet: angulata L. (2)

Synonyms: Physalis lanceifolia Nees, Physalis pendula Rydb.

angulata => having corners

lanceifolia => lancet-shaped leaf

pendula => hanging down as through weakness of the stem

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow, beige

External links

Check for Physalis angulata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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