Taxon: Physalis minima L.

 
Genus: Physalis
Family: Solanaceae
  Subfamily: Solanoideae
      Tribe: Physaleae
        Subtribe: Physalinae
Nomen number: 401798
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:183. 1753
Name Verified on: 02-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Oct-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop pests (fide WorldWeeds 583. 1997)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; Wealth India RM, as P. minima var. indica; Healing Pl India, as P. minima var. indica)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide F Aust)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . probable origin neotropics

    Naturalized:

    . widely natzd. in tropics

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances. 1967- (F NCaled)
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Holm, L. et al. World weeds: natural histories and distribution. 1997 (WorldWeeds) 583.
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 1922-1926 (F Philipp)
  • Parrotta, J. A. Healing plants of peninsular India. 2001 (Healing Pl India)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Physalis minima L. :

  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.

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