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Tomatillo Physalis ixocarpa, Physalis philadelphica Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Tomatillo 
Scientific Name(s): Physalis ixocarpa, Physalis philadelphica 
Common Name(s): alkékenge du Mexique, coqueret, husk tomato, mexikanische Blasenkirsche, miltomate, tomate, tomate de cáscara, tomate fraise, tomate verde, tomatillo ground cherry 
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