Physalis angulata L.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Physalis angulata L.
  • Common name : Sunberry, Country gooseberry
  • Vernacular name : Ajodinjotta, Njodinjotta, Njottanjodian, Pottichedi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist localities in plains, degraded forests and waste places
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : Tropical America
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia, Africa and Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; Raju, V.S., C.S. Reddy, K.G. Rajarao, 2007.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Physalis angulata. Downloaded on 12 November 2019.

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