Jerusalem cherry


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Related to Jerusalem cherry: Solanum pseudocapsicum

Jerusalem cherry:

see nightshadenightshade,
common name for the Solanaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and a few trees of warm regions, chiefly tropical America. Many are climbing or creeping types, and rank-smelling foliage is typical of many species.
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Winter cherry and Jerusalem cherry, Solanum capsicastrum and pseudocapsicum respectively, are similar in leaf and flower to the capsicums, then cover themselves with cheerful orange or scarlet berries for winter.
Winter cherry is similar in size to the capsicums while Jerusalem cherry is larger with bigger, brighter berries.
Poisonous ornamental nightshades include tree datura or angel's trumpet (Brugmansia), Jerusalem cherry (Solanum pseudocapsicum), night-blooming jasmine (Cestrum nocturnum) and deadly nightshade or belladonna (Atropa belladonna).

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