Lycium afrum L.
  • "L., L., and L., Sp. Pl. 1: 191. 1753 [1 May 1753], 1753."


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Lycium afrum L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001022604. Accessed on: 27 Nov 2021'

Morphology

Stiffly branched, thorny shrub or small tree to 2 m. Leaves in tufts on short shoots, leathery, linear-oblong, 11-24 x 1-2 mm. Flowers bisexual, tubular, purple, tube 13-20 mm long with petals 2-3 mm long, stamens inserted halfway up tube, just included.

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    Habitat

    Mostly sandy, coastal flats.

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    • 2
    • ]. 

    Distribution

    Lambert's Bay to Caledon.

  • Provided by: [A].e-Flora of South Africa
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    • 2
    • ]. 

      Bibliography

    • 1 L., L., and L., “Sp. Pl. 1: 191. 1753 [1 May 1753]”, 1753.
    • 2 Manning, JC; Goldblatt, P. 2012. Solanaceae: Lycium L. 764 - 765. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

     Information From

    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
    • A All Rights Reserved
    SolanaceaeSource.org
    http://solanaceaesource.org/
    PBI Solanum Project. 2017. Solanaceae Source. Jan.31st, 2015. http://www.solanaceaesource.org/.
    • B All Rights Reserved
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).