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Taxon: Physalis pubescens L.

Genus: Physalis
Family: Solanaceae subfamily: Solanoideae tribe: Physaleae subtribe: Physalinae.
Nomen number: 102403
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:183. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 02-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Oct-1995
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9).
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • downy ground-cherry   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • ground-cherry   (Source: Cornucopia ) – English
  • husk-tomato   (Source: Cornucopia ) – English
  • low ground-cherry   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • strawberry-tomato   (Source: Cornucopia ) – English
  • alkékenge doux   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • alchechengio pubescente   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • alquequenje-amarelo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • capulí   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • tomate fresadilla   (Source: F Tex ) – Spanish
  • tomate verde   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • muyaca   (Source: Names Soukup ) – Spanish (Peru)
  • dunlyktört   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Iowa, Kansas [e.], Missouri, Nebraska [s.e.], Oklahoma
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas [e.]
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda - Antigua; Cuba; Dominica; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina - Entre Rios, Jujuy; Paraguay

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Cabrera, A. L., dir. 1977–. Flora de la provincia de Jujuy, Republica Argentina.
  • Chester, E. W. et al. 1993–1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Dubs, B. 1998. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3.
  • Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936–1971. Flora of Peru.; new ser. 1980-
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Rhoads, A. F. & W. M. Klein, Jr. 1993. The vascular flora of Pennsylvannia. Annotated checklist and atlas.
  • Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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Synonyms:


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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
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