Physalis peruviana L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 161

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Physalis peruviana L.
status

 

Physalis peruviana L. 

Names.

Myanmar: hpaung-hpaung-thi, kala-myetsi-pinzauk-gyi. English: cape gooseberry, cherry tomato, goldenberry, ground cherry, Peruvian winter cherry.

Range.

Northern and western tropical South America. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Use.

Whole plant: Used as a diuretic.

Note.

In India the leaf of this plant is used for abdominal troubles ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Physalis