African Plant Database


Physalis peruviana L.
Family : SOLANACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl., ed. 2 2: 1670 (1763) 
Information on the genus : Physalis
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Physalis peruviana var. latifolia (Lam.) Dunal (1852)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbe annuelle, de 60–100 cm de haut, pubescente ou veloutée, avec des poils simples; tige dressée, verdâtre, brun-grisâtre ou pourpre.
Ecology : Originaire de l’Amérique du Sud mais introduit partout dans le monde dans les régions chaudes et tempérées, donc incluant toute l’Afrique
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Shrub, Herb - Ht 0.4 - 1.5 m. Alt: 20 - 1980 m. Distribution: LES, NAM, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Subhumid; Anthropic; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Solanaceae : 71 (2012).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • PITARD, C.-J. (1913). Exploration scientifique du Maroc.
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Borges P.A.V., C. Abreu & al. (2008). A list of the terrestrial fungi, flora and fauna of Madeira and Selvagens archipelagos. Direcção Regional do Ambiente da Madeira and Universidade dos Açores

Bibliography other :
  • Fl. Afr. Centrale n.s. Solanaceae: 124 (2020)
 
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