Invasive Species Compendium

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Physalis pubescens

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Physalis pubescens

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 17 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Physalis pubescens
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Physalis pubescens

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Solanales
  •                         Family: Solanaceae
  •                             Genus: Physalis
  •                                 Species: Physalis pubescens

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Feb 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

Congo, Democratic Republic of thePresent
KenyaPresent

Asia

BhutanPresentIntroduced1992
ChinaPresent
TaiwanPresentIntroduced1991
TurkeyPresent

Europe

AlbaniaPresentIntroduced1983
BelgiumPresentIntroduced1921
CzechiaPresentIntroduced2001
FrancePresent
HungaryPresent
ItalyPresent
LithuaniaPresentIntroduced1988
RomaniaPresentIntroduced1960
United KingdomPresentIntroduced1915

North America

CanadaPresentIntroduced1884As: Physalis pubescens var. pubescens
MexicoPresent
United StatesPresent
-LouisianaPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresentIntroduced1862

South America

ChilePresentIntroduced1849

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Host Plants and Other Plants Affected

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Plant nameFamilyContextReferences
Solanum tuberosum (potato)SolanaceaeUnknown

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