Chinese lantern plant/ Hoozuki

Chinese lantern plant/ ホオズキ

Chinese lantern plant/ ホオズキ
Chinese lantern plant/ ホオズキ

学名/ Botanical name : Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii

英名/ English name : Chinese lantern plant

別名/ Alternative English name: bladder cherry,  Japanese-lantern, strawberry groundcherry, winter cherry

日本名/ Japanese name: ホオズキ

日本名別名/ Alternative Japanese name: カガチ、ヌカヅキ

タイ語名/ Thai name:

原産地/ Original : East South Asia


It is easily identifiable by the large, bright orange to red papery covering over its fruit, which resembles paper lanterns. The flowers are white, with a five-lobed corolla 10–15 mm across, with an inflated basal calyx.



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