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Physalis coztomatl Moc. & Sessé ex Dun.

Physalis coztomatl

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Physalis coztomatl is a plant species in the genus Physalis. It produces edible orange-yellow fruits, but is rarely cultivated. The leaves are oval-shaped. It is native to South America; the Aztecs used it medicinally.[2] It contains labdane diterpenes, and was the first species in Physalis in which they were found.[3]

References

  1. ^ Martínez, M., Rodriguez, A. & Vargas-Ponce, O. (2019). "Physalis coztomatl". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T105088464A173289089. Retrieved July 12, 2020.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Corrinne Burns & Randolph Arroo (2005), "cure the stiffening of the serpent: herbal medicine, Aztec style", Herbs, 30 (3)
  3. ^ Pérez-Castorena, Al; Oropeza, Rf; Vazquez, Ar; Martínez, M; Maldonado, E (Jul 2006), "Labdanes and withanolides from Physalis coztomatl.", Journal of Natural Products, 69 (7): 1029–33, doi:10.1021/np0601354, ISSN 0163-3864, PMID 16872139

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Physalis coztomatl: Brief Summary

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Physalis coztomatl is a plant species in the genus Physalis. It produces edible orange-yellow fruits, but is rarely cultivated. The leaves are oval-shaped. It is native to South America; the Aztecs used it medicinally. It contains labdane diterpenes, and was the first species in Physalis in which they were found.

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