Physalis peruviana L.

Common name

English: Cape gooseberry, Andenbeere

German: Kapstachelbeere

Mandarin: 灯笼果 (deng long guo)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Solanales (89)

        Family: Solanaceae (47) (family description)

          Genus: Physalis (3)

           Epithet: peruviana L. (3)

Synonym: Physalis edulis Sims

edulis => edible

peruviana => of Peruvian origin

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, yellow

External links

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

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