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Taxon: Physalis philadelphica Lam.

 
Genus: Physalis
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Physaleae
Subtribe: Physalinae
Nomen number: 102411
Place of publication: Encycl. 2:101. 1786
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/720755
Name Verified on: 02-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 149 (136 active, 78 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Jalisco]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  5. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Physalis+philadelphica&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Gentry Jr., J. L. & P. C. Standley. 1974. Physalis. Flora of Guatemala. 24(10):92-93.
  8. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  9. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz.
  10. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  11. Hudson, W. D., Jr. 1986. Relationships of domesticated and wild Physalis philadelphica. Solanaceae: biology and systematics 416-432.
  12. Kartesz, J. T. & K. N. Gandhi. 1994. Nomenclatural notes for the North American flora. XIII. Phytologia 76:452.
  13. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  14. Labate, J. A. & L. D. Robertson. 2015. Nucleotide diversity estimates of tomatillo (Physalis philadelphica) accessions including nine new inbred lines. Molec. Breed. 35:1-10.
  15. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  16. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  17. Nuez, F. et al. 1993. Recolección de especies hortícolas en Ecuador. Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 96:29-33.
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  19. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  20. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1979-. Flora fanerogámica del Valle de México.
  21. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  22. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  23. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  24. Vargas-Ponce, O. et al. 2011. Assessing genetic diversity in Mexican husk tomato species. Pl. Molec. Biol. Reporter 29:733-738. Note: ISSN: 0735-9640 (Print) 1572-9818 (Online)
  25. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/solanaceae/physalis-philadelphica/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  26. Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascula plants of Mexico. Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.
  27. Waterfall, U. T. 1967. Physalis in Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. Rhodora 69:213.
  28. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.
  29. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  30. Zamora-Tavares, P. et al. 2015. Diversity and genetic structure of the husk tomato (Physalis philadelphica Lam.) in Western Mexico. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 62:141-153.

Check other web resources for Physalis philadelphica Lam. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=102411. Accessed 13 November 2019.