Exodeconus prostratus (L'Hér) Raf.

Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Exodeconus

Category: Annual


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.)


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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