Physalis grisea (Waterf.) M. Martínez, Taxon 42:104. 1993
One more addition to the Solanaceae week. Plant similar and often confused with P. peruviana like which it has brown spots at the base of corolla and plant is densely villous, but diifers in its small, annual habit, smaller flowers (9-10 mm across), smaller fruiting calyx abruptly acuminate at apex, covered with long simple and glandular hairs and bluish anthers.
Photographed on April 10 from Tikkar Tal Lake in Morni, Haryana..
Common names: dwarf Cape-gooseberry, hairy ground-cherry, strawberry-tomato
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