Cape gooseberry

Physalis peruviana

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Physalis peruviana, a plant species of the genus Physalis, has its origin in the present day region of Chile and Peru. The plant and its fruit are commonly called Cape gooseberry, goldenberry or physalis, among numerous regional names. It has been cultivated in England since the late 18th century and in South Africa in the region of the Cape of Good Hope since at least the start of the 19th century. Widely introduced in the 20th...

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