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Common name

English: Mullaca, Wild Tomato

German: Mullaca

Mandarin: 苦职 (ku zhi)


Kingdom: Plantae (2629)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2532)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2141)

      Order: Solanales (94)

        Family: Solanaceae (49)(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


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow, beige

External links

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