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I noticed this plant creeping over another Ipomoea quamoclit near my house in Kerala, South India. It has these balloon-like projections over them that break when popped. These projections do bear seeds. No visible flowers.

Leaves: The leaves

The balloons: The balloon-like projections

The seeds: The seeds, from popping the balloons

EDIT: This plant is a creeper, obviously.

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I searched Google for Lantern plant and came across this http://tabibito.hopto.org/display_one_file.php?article=494

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Which is the same plant, but not the best of references, it doesn't give a scientific name and I am not sure Paper lantern plant is their right identification.

It is definitely of the genus Physalis

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physalis

but as yet haven't been able to find the species that matches your leaf exactly. But I'd thought I'd post for now as it may help you, or others.

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  • $\begingroup$ Thanks! I suspect it belongs to the Physalis genus too. $\endgroup$ – Aravind Suresh Aug 13 '17 at 4:12
  • $\begingroup$ I don't think the leaves match,this not the exact species but sure it belongs to physalis $\endgroup$ – Sonic Splasher Aug 14 '17 at 5:55

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