Physalis L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 182 (1753), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is America.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Assam, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, California, Cayman Is., Chile Central, Chile North, China North-Central, Colombia, Colorado, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Galápagos, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Jamaica, Kansas, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nicaragua, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Puerto Rico, Québec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Tennessee, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Wyoming

Introduced into:

Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Ascension, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Central European Rus, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., Czechoslovakia, Djibouti, Easter Is., Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Free State, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Great Britain, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Hainan, Hawaii, Hungary, Inner Mongolia, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kazan-retto, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Libya, Line Is., Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Manchuria, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Phoenix Is., Portugal, Primorye, Queensland, Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Socotra, Solomon Is., Somalia, South Australia, South China Sea, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sudan, Swaziland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Thailand, Togo, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Tristan da Cunha, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Victoria, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Australia, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • O. E. Schulz in Urban, Symb. Antill. 6: 140 (1909)
  • Waterfall in Rhodora 60: 107—114, 128—142, 152—173 (1958).
  • —F.T.A. 4, 2: 246

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 85 (1754).
  • Hunziker, Gen. Solanacearum: 202 (2001).
  • Sp. Pl.: 182 (1753)

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • DC., Prodr. 13(1):434 (1852);
  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 85 (1754);
  • Gen. Solanaceae: 202–208 (2001)
  • Rhodora 60: 107–114, 128–142, 152–173 (1958)
  • Rhodora 69: 82–120, 203–239, 319–329 (1967);
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 182 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 19, 2006 Romero, E.; Majaducon, R. [29640] Philippines K000224081 Yes
Botteri, M. [853] Mexico K000042368 Yes
Rose, J.N.; Painter, J.H. [7172] Mexico K000042339 Yes
Finlayson, G. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132465 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [8200] Mexico K000042325 Yes
Trail, J.W.H. [601] Brazil K001071980 Yes
Matuda, E. [3312] Mexico K000042335 Yes
Palmer, E. [480] Mexico K000042366 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132458 Unknown Type Material Yes
Palmer, E. [220] Mexico K000042349 Yes
Palmer, E. [622] Mexico K000042329 Yes
Palmer, E. [463] Mexico K000042337 Yes
Simaga, J.M.; Johns, R.J. [09309] Papua New Guinea K001528777 Yes
Du, N.V.; Quang, B.H.; Chinh, V.T.; The, P.V.; de Kok, R.P.J.; Xanthos, M.D.; Moore, A.; Sinou, C.J.A.M.; Clark, R.P.; Little, P.I. [HNK 2472] Vietnam K001528792 Yes
Simaga, J.M.; Johns, R.J [09427] Papua New Guinea K001516735 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132460 Unknown Type Material Yes
Muller, N. [1336] Mexico K000042373 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [8174] Mexico K000042324 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [619] Mexico K000042353 Yes
Balls, E.K.; Gourlay, W.B. [B4715] Mexico K000042343 Yes
Bourgeau, M. [2940] Mexico K000042371 Yes
Palmer, E. [494] Mexico K000042333 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [8472] Mexico K000042363 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [6347] Mexico K000042359 Yes
Langlassé, E. [309] Mexico K000042352 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132965 Unknown Type Material Yes
Semaan, M.T.; Haber, R.M. [s.n.] Lebanon K000759438 Type Yes
Hinton, G.B. [5823] Mexico K000042360 Yes
Palmer, E. [297] Mexico K000042331 Yes
Rovirosa, J.N. [558] Mexico K000042386 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132466 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bourgeau, M. [1249] Mexico K000042322 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132462 Unknown Type Material Yes
Palmer, E. [634] Mexico K000042332 Yes
Nelson, E.W. [6272] Mexico K000042336 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [6687] Mexico K000042356 Yes
Semaan, M.T.; Haber, R.M. [s.n.] Lebanon K000759439 Isotype Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] Burma K001132464 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hinton, G.B. [6347] Mexico K000042370 Yes
Palmer, E. [127] Mexico K000042346 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [8457] Mexico K000042327 Yes
Balls, E.K.; Gourlay, W.B. [B4404] Mexico K000042342 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [4686] Mexico K000042367 Yes
Nelson, E.W. [4649] Mexico K000042338 Yes
Balls, E.K.; Gourlay, W.B. [4331] Mexico K000042285 Yes
Palmer, E. [100] Mexico K000042350 Yes
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; McRobb, A.; Arroyo, L.; Roth, C. [1411] Bolivia K000295481 Yes
Palmer, E. [144] Mexico K000042345 Yes
Coulter, T. [221] Mexico K000042372 Yes
Seemann [1504] Mexico K000042378 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132463 Unknown Type Material Yes
Palmer, E. [53] Mexico K000042351 Yes
Orcutt, C.R. [3531] Mexico K000042385 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] Burma K001132461 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132457 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hinton, G.B. [4202] Mexico K000042354 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [13156] Mexico K000042344 Yes
Heyne, B. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132459 Unknown Type Material Yes
Balls, E.K.; Gourlay, W.B. [B5413] Mexico K000042341 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [8034] Mexico K000042365 Yes
Schaffner, J.G. [699] Mexico K000042348 Yes
Willis, F.R. [123] K:SPC-70592.000 No
Palmer, E. [165] Mexico K000042328 Yes
Balls, E.K.; Gourlay, W.B. [B4714] Mexico K000042340 Yes
Bourgeau, M. [3228] Mexico K000042362 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [11928] Mexico K000042326 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [4686] Mexico K000042355 Yes
Palmer, E. [379] Mexico K000042347 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [8198] Mexico K000042364 Yes
Palmer, E. [621] Mexico K000042330 Yes
Palmer, E. [463] Mexico K000042334 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [8606] Mexico Margaranthus K000063226 Yes

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  • Flora of Somalia

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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of the Cayman Islands

    • Flora of the Cayman Islands
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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