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Taxon: Physalis angulata L.

 
Genus: Physalis
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Physaleae
Subtribe: Physalinae
Nomen number: 102388
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:183. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 02-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Dec-2006
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9)
Accessions: 10 (4 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • angular winter-cherry  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • balloon-cherry  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • cut-leaf ground-cherry  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • gooseberry  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • hogweed  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • coqueret  (Source: PROTA4U) - French
  • coqueret anguleux  (Source: PROTA4U) - French
  • kantig lyktört  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • ku zhi  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases (fide WorldWeeds 583. 1997); crop pests (fide WorldWeeds 583. 1997)
  • Human food:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California, Sinaloa, Sonora]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Jalisco, Michoacan, Tabasco, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Entre Rios, Jujuy]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=102388. Accessed 19 November 2018.