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


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Lycium barbarum L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001022663. Accessed on: 04 Apr 2020'

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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      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."

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