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Chinese lantern

Physalis alkekengi

1 Species ID Suggestions

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago
Chinese lantern
Physalis alkekengi Physalis alkekengi


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3 Comments

SushilBarai
SushilBarai 9 years ago

Thanks KarenL

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Also growing in our yard in Tennessee http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/708... The fruit are edible though quite tart!

annorion
annorion 9 years ago

Interesting I've seen these before in the scrub brush around my neighborhood. The pods open up and there is a seed inside. Most I was able to find is it is a common name of Chinese Lantern Plant. Hope this helps!

SushilBarai
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SushilBarai

Bhatpara, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Oct 26, 2011
Submitted on Oct 26, 2011

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