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  Solanum pseudo-capsicum
 
  Family: SOLANACEAE
  Citation:  Solanum pseudo-capsicum L., Sp. Pl. 184. 1753; Matthew, Rec. Bot. Surv. India 20: 162. 1969.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Jerusalem cherry
  Description: An erect shrub 90-120 cm tall; branches ascending, glabrous. Leaves 40-80 x 10-20 mm, lanceolate to elliptic-ovate, cuneate, decurrent, entire to repand, obtuse. Peduncles 1-3-flowered, axillary or extra-axillary. Flowers white. Calyx teeth triangular to lanceolate, 4-5 mm long, accrescent. Corolla rotate; limb 11-12 mm broad. Berry globose, 8-12 (-15) mm broad, scarlet-red, shiny. Seeds 3 mm broad, subreniform, minutely reticulate-rugose.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-June
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Wastelands and roadsides
  Distribution: Native of South America, widely naturalised in the tropics and subtropics
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, Blue
  Weed: Yes
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
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