Lycium barbarum L.
  • "L. and L., Sp. Pl. 1: 192. 1753 [1 May 1753], 1753."
  • Lyciet commun


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Lycium barbarum L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001022663. Accessed on: 21 Sep 2021'

General Information

"Glabrous shrubs with long, weak, generally sparsely thorny, arched or climbing branches, 1–6 m; lvs short-petiolate, entire, elliptic to lanceolate, ovate, or oblanceolate, to 7 × 3.5 cm on vigorous young shoots, or only 1.5 × 0.3 cm on older ones; pedicels 0.7–2 cm; cor lavender or purplish, 9–14 mm, with (4)5 broad, spreading lobes shorter than to about equaling the tube; berry ellipsoid or ovoid, 1–2 cm, red, 10–20-seeded; 2n=24. Native of Eurasia, occasionally escaped from cult. in our range. June–Sept. (L. chinense; L. halimifolium)"

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    Morphology

    1–3 m hoher dorniger oder ± wehrloser Strauch mit dünnen, herabgebogenen Ästen. Blätter schmal-lanzettlich, allmählich in den kurzen Stiel verschmälert, ganzrandig, graugrün, kahl. Blüten zu 1–3 in den Blattwinkeln, gestielt. Krone lila b

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    Ecology

    6–8. Hecken, Dämme, als Zierstrauch kultiviert und im Süden gelegentlich verwildert, kollin(-montan).

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Lyciet communFrenchCH
    Spina santa di BarberiaItalianCH
    BocksdornGermanCH

      Bibliography

    • 1 L. and L., Sp. Pl. 1: 192. 1753 [1 May 1753], 1753.
    • 2 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
    • 3 Flora Helvetica, Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz. K. Lauber, G. Wagner, A. Gygax, Haupt Verlag, 2018. ISBN-978-3-258-08047-5

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