HyperDic: genus_physalis

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Physalis:
NOUNplantgenus Physalis, Physalisground cherries
English > genus Physalis: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningground cherries.
SynonymPhysalis
Member ofSolanaceae, family Solanaceae, potato familylarge and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous
Memberscape gooseberry, purple ground cherry, Physalis peruvianaAnnual of tropical South America having edible purple fruits
ground cherry, husk tomatoAny of numerous cosmopolitan annual or perennial herbs of the genus Physalis bearing edible fleshy berries enclosed in a bladderlike husk
Broaderasterid dicot genusgenus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Spanishalquenqueje, alquequenje, capulí, género physalis, genus physalis, physalis, uchuva
Catalangenus physalis, physalis

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