Lycium minutifolium Remy

Type: Chile: Prov. Of Coquimbo, coll. of 1838, Gay (Paris)

Geographical Region: South America

Distribution: CHILE: Provinces Atacama, Coquimbo

Habit: erect

Shrub height: 1-2 m

Leaf characteristics:

    Leaf Pubescence: pubescent
Leaf Length: 0.8-2 mm
Leaf Width: 0.7-1.5 mm

Calyx characteristics:

    Calyx Shape: cup-shaped
    Calyx Pubescence: glabrous to puberulous
    Calyx Tube Length: 1.5-2.5 mm
    Calyx Lobe Length: 0.5-1 mm

Corolla characteristics:

    Corolla Color: white, yellow-green
    Flower Shape: tubular
    Corolla Tube Length: 10-13 mm
    Corolla Lobe Length: 1-2 mm

Merosity: 4

Filament Pubescence: pilose on lower 2-4mm of base

Sexuality: hermaphroditic

Fruit characteristics:

    Fruit Type: berry
Fruit Shape: globose
    Fruit Color: black
    Fruit Length: 5 mm
Fruit Width: 4mm

Seed Number: 3-4 per locule

Fruit Constriction: no

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