Physalis alkekengi

Physalis alkekengi
Alkekengi Al`ke*ken"gi, n. [Cf. F. alk['e]kenge, Sp. alquequenje, ultimately fr. Ar. al-k[=a]kanj a kind of resin from Herat.] (Bot.) An herbaceous plant of the nightshade family ({Physalis alkekengi}) and its fruit, which is a well flavored berry, the size of a cherry, loosely inclosed in a enlarged leafy calyx; -- also called {winter cherry}, {ground cherry}, and {strawberry tomato}. --D. C. Eaton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Physalis alkekengi — Taxobox name = Physalis alkekengi image width = 240px image caption = Physalis alkekengi fruit with the red husk regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Solanaceae genus = Physalis species = P.… …   Wikipedia

  • Physalis alkekengi — paprastoji dumplūnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bulvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaisinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Physalis alkekengi), paplitęs Azijoje ir pietų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Physalis alkekengi angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Physalis Alkekengi — Winter Win ter, n. [AS. winter; akin to OFries. & D. winter, OS. & OHG. wintar, G. winter, D. & Sw. vinter, Icel. vetr, Goth. wintrus; of uncertain origin; cf. Old Gallic vindo white (in comp.), OIr. find white. ????.] [1913 Webster] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Physalis Alkekengi — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Physalis alkekengi — ID 63342 Symbol Key PHAL5 Common Name strawberry groundcherry Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, DE, IL, KY, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, NE, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, VT …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Physalis alkekengi — noun Old World perennial cultivated for its ornamental inflated papery orange red calyx • Syn: ↑Chinese lantern plant, ↑winter cherry, ↑bladder cherry • Hypernyms: ↑ground cherry, ↑husk tomato …   Useful english dictionary

  • Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii — paprastosios dumplūnės puošnusis varietetas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bulvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii; Physalis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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