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  1. Tomatillo Physalis ixocarpa

    Tomatillo, Jam Berry, Mexican Husk Tomato

    Tomatillo is a close relative of the tomato and is grown and used like tomatoes. The flowers are yellow and the ~2.5cm diameter fruit develops in a green-purple bladder like calyx resembling a Chinese lantern. The ripe fruit can be green, yellow or purple depending on the variety and can be eaten...
  2. Cape Gooseberry Physalis peruviana

    Peruvian groundcherry

    Cape gooseberry is a Solanaceous plant related to tomatillo and chinese lantern. The plant is perennial in the tropics and grown as an annual in temperate climates Unripe fruits are green and develop a golden-orange hue when ready for consumption. When ripe, gooseberries should fall upon shaking...

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