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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Jan 10, 2017, 01:00 PM

1. I can't see what's inside the dried leaves

But it looks like what Germans today call Physalis. They are a tart, slightly bitter fruit, in size slightly smaller than a cherry.

They are an expensive delicacy in Germany, but in the Andes, my breakfast table was piled high with them, as if they were the common form of edible plant there was.

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