EPPO Global Database

Physalis peruviana(PHYPE)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-11

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PHYPE
  • Preferred name: Physalis peruviana
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Chile, Peru. Cultivated for its edible fruits and introduced into many countries, including Mediterranean Europe and South Africa (exports to UK led to the name "Cape gooseberry"). Naturalized in coastal areas in Spain and Portugal. Introduced and potentially  invasive in Corsica


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Physalis edulis Sims

Common names
Name Language
mochyně peruánská Czech
Anden-Beere German
Kap-Stachelbeere German
peruanische Blasenkirsche German
African groundcherry English (US)
Aztec berry English
Brazil cherry English
cape gooseberry English
common cape gooseberry English (AU)
giant groundcherry English (US)
goldenberry English
Inca berry English
Peruvian cherry English
Peruvian groundcherry English (US)
physalis English
alquequenje Spanish
capuli Spanish
tomatito Spanish
karviaiskoiso Finnish
alkekenge jaune French
amour en cage French
coqueret du Pérou French
sjetvena mjehurica Croatian
perui földicseresznye Hungarian
alchechengi del Perù Italian
alchechengio giallo Italian
ブドウホオズキ Japanese
budôhoozuki Japanese
goudbes Dutch
alquequenje-amarelo Portuguese
tomate-inglês Portuguese
tomatinho-de-capucho Portuguese
cireșele de pământ Romanian
перуанская вишня Russian
физалис перуанский Russian
machovka Peruánska Slovak
perujsko volčje jabolko Slovene
kapkrusbär Swedish
фізаліс перуанський Ukrainian
dēng lóng guǒ Chinese
灯笼果 Chinese