Groundcherries are a genus of plants in the nightshade family (Solanaceae), native to warm temperate and subtropical regions throughout the world. Especially striking are the fruits which are completely surrounded by a lantern-shaped flower cup (calyx). Here the weather-beaten flower cup is shown.
Scanning-electron microscope, magnification 62:1
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