Lycium amoenum Dammer

Type: South Africa: SW Cape: Malmesbury region, Uitkomst at Hopefield. Bachmann 1878 (holotype: B)

Geographical Region: Africa

Distribution: SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape province, Northern Cape province; NAMIBIA

Habit: thorny

Shrub height: 1-2 m

Leaf characteristics:

Leaf Succulence: semi-succulent
Leaf Pubescence: glabrous
Leaf Length: 12-24 mm
Leaf Width: 4-7 mm

Calyx characteristics:

Calyx Shape: campanulate
Calyx Tube Length: 6-8 mm
Calyx Lobe Length: 2-3 mm

Corolla characteristics:

Corolla Color: off-white with purple markings and violet lobes
Flower Shape: campanulate to broadly funnel-shaped
Corolla Tube Length: 10-14 mm
Corolla Lobe Length: 3-5 mm

Merosity: 5

Filament Pubescence: bases pilose

Sexuality: hermaphroditic

Fruit characteristics:

Fruit Type: berry
Fruit Shape: broadly ovoid or spherical
Fruit Color: red
Fruit length: 8-10 mm
Fruit width: 8-10 mm

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