DELICATE The pod of nicandra physalodes
, the Shoo fly plant, and its splendid lavender flowers, below.
, the Shoo fly plant, produces splendid lavender flowers
The poisonous properties of Nicandra physalodes
are similar to those found in several other members of the potato family, such as the nicotine contained in tobacco plants, which works as a powerful insecticide.
WOONY URQUHART, BY EMAIL AIT'S Nicandra physalodes
or shoo-fly plant.
ANO, It's the shoo-fly plant, Nicandra physalodes
or Apple of Peru.
Estudo farmacobotanico comparativo entre Nicandra physalodes
e Physalis angulata (Solanaceae).
Schott Nicandra physalodes
Solanaceae S America (L.
, or the shoo-fly, is an annual from the solanaceaea (the potato family) and creates a real presence in the border.