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Physalis  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 30587

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Margaranthus Schltdl.
 
  Common Name(s): groundcherry [English]
 
    ground cherry
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderSolanales   
                            FamilySolanaceae  – nightshades, solanacées  
                               GenusPhysalis L. – groundcherry, ground cherry  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Physalis acutifolia (Miers) Sandw. – sharpleaf groundcherry, Wright groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis alkekengi L. – strawberry groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis angulata L. – cutleaf groundcherry, cut-leaf ground-cherry, lanceleaf groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis angustifolia Nutt. – coastal groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis arenicola Kearney – cypresshead groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis carpenteri Riddell ex Rydb. – Carpenter's groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis caudella Standl. – southwestern groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis cinerascens (Dunal) Hitchc. – smallflower groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis cordata Mill. – heartleaf groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis crassifolia Benth. – yellow nightshade groundcherry, thickleaf groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis grisea (Waterf.) M. Martiñez – strawberry-tomato 
                                  Species Physalis hederifolia A. Gray – ivyleaf groundcherry, ivyleaf ground cherry 
                                  Species Physalis heterophylla Nees – clammy groundcherry, clammy ground-cherry 
                                  Species Physalis hispida (Waterf.) Cronquist – groundcherry, prairie ground-cherry, prairie groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis lanceolata Michx. – sword groundcherry, lanceleaf groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis latiphysa Waterf. – broad-leaf ground-cherry, broadleaf groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis longifolia Nutt. – longleaf groundcherry, long-leaf ground-cherry, common groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis minima L. – pygmy groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis missouriensis Mack. & Bush – Missouri groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis mollis Nutt. – field groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis neomexicana Rydb.  
                                  Species Physalis patula Mill.  
                                  Species Physalis peruviana L. – Peruvian groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis philadelphica Lam. – Mexican ground-cherry, Mexican groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis pubescens L. – husk tomato, groundcherry, husk-tomato 
                                  Species Physalis pumila Nutt. – dwarf groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis solanaceus (Schltdl.) Axelius  
                                  Species Physalis subulata Rydb. – Chihuahuan groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis virginiana Mill. – Virginia groundcherry, Virginia ground-cherry, lanceleaf groundcherry, Virginia ground cherry 
                                  Species Physalis viscosa L. – starhair groundcherry, grape groundcherry, groundcherry 
                                  Species Physalis walteri Nutt. – Walter's groundcherry 
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Source: Solanaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Physalis   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Physalis   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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