A.k.a. as Chinese Lantern, Japanese-lantern or Winter Cherry.
Endemic from Southern Europe across Southern Asia to Japan, where it is called as Hōzuki, in Yiddis it is called Khinezish Lamterl.
Spreads aggressively in gardens. The papery bracts surrounding the fruit are often used in Thanksgiving and Halloween decorations and in dry flower arrangements. The fruits are edible raw or as used in various delicacies of the Jewish cuisine.