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Winter cherry

Physalis alkekengi

Description:

It is easily identifiable by the large, bright orange to red papery covering over its fruit, which resembles paper lanterns.

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5 Comments

Mauron
Mauron 2 years ago

@Tukup: You're welcomed. I added information about spotting and shared a link. Thank you.

Tukup
Tukup 2 years ago

Very interesting Mauron. I had to read what the "net" was all about. Thanks for making me do a little research :-) You may want to put the following link in the reference box for others who may be curious. Thanks for sharing. Be sure to try one, or a few. If Sergio says they're tasty, they probably are.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physalis_a...

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 2 years ago

They taste like tomatoes.

Mauron
Mauron 2 years ago

Never actually tried them, but I believe they are. :-)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 2 years ago

Hmmmm, tasty...

Mauron
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Slovenia

Spotted on Feb 25, 2019
Submitted on Feb 25, 2019

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