African Plant Database

Physalis somnifera L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 182 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Physalis
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal (1852)
 Physaloides somnifera (L.) Moench (1794)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Withania microphysalis Suess. (1951)
=*Withania mucronata Chiov. (1927)
=Withania somnifera var. macrocalyx Chiov. (1929)
=Withania obtusifolia Täckh. (1932)
=Withania chevalieri A.E. Gonç. (1999)
=Manoelia pallida Bowdich & T.E. Bowdich (1826)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Merxmueller, H. von & J. Cramer (1969). Prodromus: einer flora von Südwestafrika. 124: 17

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Atlant. 1: 192 (1798). 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°119708 modified 2008-11-06
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