Lycium cuneatum Dammer

Type: Bolivia: Gran Chaco: Caiza, in campo aprico, 20 March 1902, Fries 1430 (ST)

Geographical Region: South America

Distribution: ARGENTINA: Provinces Corrientes, Chaco, Formosa, Jujuy, Salta, Santa Fe; BOLIVIA; PARAGUAY

Habit: erect

Shrub height: 1-4 m

Leaf characteristics:

Leaf Pubescence: variable pubescence
Leaf Length: 4-40 mm
Leaf Width: 3-32 mm

Calyx characteristics:

Calyx Shape: campanulate
Calyx Pubescence: pubescent
Calyx Tube Length: 1.5-2.4 mm
Calyx Lobe Length: 0.5-1 mm

Corolla characteristics:

Corolla Color: white, creamy yellow
Flower Shape: funnel form
Corolla Tube Length: 3-5 mm
Corolla Lobe Length: 1.5-2 mm

Merosity: 4

Filament Pubescence: densely pilose on lower 1.5-3mm of base

Sexuality: hermaphroditic

Fruit characteristics:

Fruit Type: berry
Fruit Shape: globose
Fruit Color:
deep purple, sometimes black
Fruit Length: 3-4 mm
Fruit Width: 3.5-4 mm

Seed Number: 3-6 per locule

Fruit Constriction: no

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