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Apple of Peru Nicandra physalodes Height to 80cm<br />
Straggly, poisonous and foetid annual. Grows on disturbed ground. Flowers are bell-shaped, 3-4cm across and bluish-lilac with a white centre; they open only briefly, June-September. Fruits are berries enclosed in a capsule. Leaves are oval and pointed. Status-Naturalised and scarce.
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Apple of Peru Nicandra physalodes Height to 80cm
Straggly, poisonous and foetid annual. Grows on disturbed ground. Flowers are bell-shaped, 3-4cm across and bluish-lilac with a white centre; they open only briefly, June-September. Fruits are berries enclosed in a capsule. Leaves are oval and pointed. Status-Naturalised and scarce.

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Date: 20 Oct 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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