genus Physalis

noun
ground cherries
Syn: ↑Physalis
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Solanaceae, ↑family Solanaceae, ↑potato family

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  • Physalis peruviana — Cape gooseberry flower Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Physalis angulata — Cutleaf groundcherry Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Physalis minima — Pygmy groundcherry fruit Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Physalis — Taxobox name = Physalis image width = 240px image caption = Cape Gooseberry ( Physalis peruviana ) in flower regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida subclassis = Asteridae unranked ordo = Euasterids I ordo = Solanales… …   Wikipedia

  • Physalis heterophylla — Clammy Groundcherry Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Physalis Alkekengi — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Physalis alkekengi — Taxobox name = Physalis alkekengi image width = 240px image caption = Physalis alkekengi fruit with the red husk regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Solanaceae genus = Physalis species = P.… …   Wikipedia

  • Physalis subglabrata — Taxobox name = Physalis subglabrata regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Solanaceae genus = Physalis species = P. subglabrata binomial = Physalis subglabrata binomial authority = Mackenz.… …   Wikipedia

  • physalis — [ fʌɪsəlɪs, fɪs , fʌɪ seɪlɪs] noun a plant of a genus that includes the Cape gooseberry and Chinese lantern, which has an inflated lantern like calyx. [Genus Physalis.] Origin mod. L., from Gk phusallis bladder …   English new terms dictionary

  • Physalis peruviana — noun annual of tropical South America having edible purple fruits • Syn: ↑cape gooseberry, ↑purple ground cherry • Hypernyms: ↑ground cherry, ↑husk tomato • Member Holonyms: ↑Physalis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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