appleof Peru

apple of Peru n.
An annual Peruvian plant (Nicandra physalodes), grown as an ornamental for its pale violet-blue, bell-shaped flowers and its fruits enclosed in papery inflated calyxes. Also called shoo-fly plant.

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Universalium. 2010.

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