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Physalis angulata / Sennarihoozuki センナリホウズキ

Bloom time: August-October

Solanaceae /


Species in the genus Physalis:

Physalis angulata / Sennarihoozuki
Physalis angulata var. lanceifolia / Hosobafuurinhoozuki
Physalis pruinosa / Shokuyouhoozuki


Physalis angulata / Sennarihoozuki センナリホウズキ

Physalis angulata, an annual herb originating in tropical America, its ridged stem grows to 20-30cm tall. Leaves are alternate, 3-7cm long, 2-5cm wide, broad oval, with tips pointed, wavy serrations on margins. Axils emerge peduncles and set around 8mm-in-diameter single light yellow calyciform flowers. Calyxes are short and tubular and shallowly cleft in five. Sap fruit is spherical, about 1cm across, and covers itself with a calyx that has significantly grown after the flower. Bloom time: August-October.




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