Physalis peruviana L.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY OR BRINJAL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Species : Physalis peruviana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Physalis peruviana L.
  • Common name : Cape Gooseberry
  • Vernacular name : Tipari (Hin.); Perunkunni, Pottipallam (Tam.); Budda basara (Tel.)
  • Collection Nos : R.R.Rao 1218; 31/10/2015
  • Collector(s) Name : R.Raghavendra Rao; K.R.K.Swamy & Arun Singh R
  • Collection Date : 31/01/1971; 31/10/2015
  • Collection Locality : B.R.Hills, Chamarajnagar distict, Karnataka State; Swamimalai Hills, Vellore district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Tropical South America
  • Comments : On hills above 1000 m, a weed of wastelands and in fallow ground.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Naturalized in Tropics
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Physalis peruviana. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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