Exodeconus prostratus (L'Hér) Raf.


Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Exodeconus

Category: Annual

Description: 

Winter Cherry, very branching, trailing, and hairy ; leaves nearly fleshy ; blossoms blue… first transmitted to England in the year 1782. by Mons. Thoin, from France. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Sylva Tellur. 57 in 1838.

Basionym Physalis prostrata L'Hér. Published in Stirp. Nov. 43 pl. 22 in 1784, Icon. Pl. Rar. (Jacquin) 1: pl 38 in 1781, and Bot. Repos. 2: 75 in 1799.

Native to Peru.


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