Physalis prostrata L'Hér

Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Physalis


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 Stirp. Nov. 43 pl. 22 in 1784.

Basionym of Exodeconus prostratus (L'Hér) Raf.

Also published in Bot. Repos. 2: 75 in 1799 and Icon. Pl. Rar. (Jacquin) 1: pl 38 in 1781.

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