Lycium cyathiformum C. Hitchcock

Type: Bolivia: Gran Chaco, tatarenda in loco aprico in dumetis, 26 March 1902, Fries 1473 (ST)

Geographical Region: South America

Distribution: ARGENTINA: Province Jujuy, Province Salta; BOLIVIA

Habit: erect

Shrub height: 2m

Leaf characteristics:

Leaf Pubescence: pubescence
Leaf Length: 11-40 mm
Leaf Width: 7-25 mm

Calyx characteristics:

Calyx Shape: campanulate to tubular
Calyx Pubescence: pubescent
Calyx Tube Length: 3-4 mm
Calyx Lobe Length: 1-1.5 mm

Corolla characteristics:

Corolla Color: violet
Flower Shape: funnel form
Corolla Tube Length: 7-10 mm
Corolla Lobe Length: 1.5-2 mm

Merosity: 5

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

Sexuality: hermaphroditic

Fruit characteristics:

Fruit Type: berry
Fruit Shape: globose
Fruit Color: red
Fruit Length: 7 mm
Fruit Width: 7 mm

Seed Number: 7-10 per locule

Fruit Constriction: no

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