Lycium leiospermum  I. M. Johnst.

Type: Mexico: San Luis Potosi: 28 km northwest of Cedral, 12 Sept. 1938, Johnston 7611 (holotype: GH)

Geographical Region: North America

Distribution: MEXICO: Zacatecas, Coahuila, San Luis Potosí,

Habit: erect, rigid

Shrub height: 0.3-1.5 m

Leaf characteristics:

    Leaf Glaucous: glaucous
    Leaf Succulence: succulent
    Leaf Pubescence: glabrous
Leaf Length: 5-13 mm
Leaf Width: 0.5-2 mm

Calyx characteristics:

    Calyx Shape: cylindrical to cup-shaped
    Calyx Pubescence: glabrous
    Calyx Tube Length: 5-8 mm
    Calyx Lobe Length: 3-4 mm

Corolla characteristics:

    Corolla Color: white
    Flower Shape: 3-lobed, keeled calyx
    Corolla Tube Length:10-13 mm
    Corolla Lobe Length: 3-3.5 mm

Merosity: 5

Filament Pubescence: villous for about 1 mm of free portion

Sexuality: hermaphroditic

Fruit characteristics:

Fruit Type: berry
Fruit Shape: ovoid
Fruit Color: red
Fruit length: 7-9 mm
Fruit width: 5-8 mm

Seed Number: numerous

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