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*Alkekengi P. Miller. Chinese-lantern Plant.

A monotypic genus, a perennial herb, native of e. Asia. The retypification of Physalis has been accepted (Applequist 2012), allowing the separation of Alkekengi as a monotypic genus.

Ref: Applequist (2012); Barboza et al. In Kadereit & Bittrich (2016); Mione et al. (1994); Sullivan (2023b) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2023c); Whitson (2011); Whitson & Manos (2005). Show full citations.

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image of plant(c) Derek, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Derek | Alkekengi officinarum source | Original Image ⭷
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