Chinese lantern seeds (@ Skip Moody-Rainbow/Corbis)
- As the casing of physalis alkekengi dries out, ‘lights\ in the pods appear, making them look like lanterns.""Perhaps you\re more familiar with the ones that float in the sky?
- Shall we take a look at the true inner selves of these botanical beauties?""That way we can really get down to the core of this matter…
- This plant and its seeds have long been used by herbalists to treat a range of complaints, including coughs, fevers and sore throats.""It has a green relative which delivers a real kick in the kitchen
- The Japanese love these plants so much they\ve been throwing a festival to celebrate them for the past 500 years.""It\s held in Tokyo\s oldest temple