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2. Physalis minima Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 183. 1753.

小酸浆 xiao suan jiang

Physalis angulata Linnaeus var. villosa Bonati; P. lagascae Roemer & Schultes; P. parviflora R. Brown.

Herbs annual. Roots fibrous. Stems prostrate or erect, pubescent with long many-celled hairs. Petiole 1-1.5 cm; leaf blade ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 2-3 × 1-1.5 cm, pubescent along veins, base cuneate, often oblique, margin entire, sinuate, or with a few coarse teeth, apex acuminate. Pedicel ca. 5 mm, pubescent. Calyx campanulate, 2.5-3 mm, pubescent; lobes deltate, short acuminate, densely ciliate. Corolla yellow, ca. 5 mm. Anthers light yellow, 1-1.5 mm. Fruiting pedicel less than 1 cm, pendulous. Fruiting calyx green, subglobose or ovoid, 1-1.5(-2) cm. Berry globose, ca. 6 mm in diam. Fl. summer, fr. autumn.

Slopes; 1000-1800 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan [worldwide].


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