Lycium nodosum Miers

Type: Argentina: Tucuman, Tweedie (holotype: K, British Museum)

Geographical Region: South America

Distribution: PARAGUAY; ARGENTINA: Provinces Cordoba, Chaco, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, Tucuman

Habit: erect

Shrub height: 0.5-2m

Leaf characteristics:

Leaf Succulence: membraneous
Leaf Pubescence: glabrous
Leaf Length: 6-30mm
Leaf Width: 2-13 mm

Calyx characteristics:

Calyx Shape: cup-shaped
Calyx Pubescence: glabrous
Calyx Tube Length: 0.9-1.5 mm
Calyx Lobe Length: 0.3-0.6 mm

Corolla characteristics:

Corolla Color: white, sometimes with purple veins
Flower Shape: narrowly funnel form
Corolla Tube Length: 4.5-6 mm
Corolla Lobe Length: 2-2.5 mm

Merosity: 4

Filament Pubescence: pilose at base

Sexuality: hermaphroditic

Fruit characteristics:

Fruit Type: berry
Fruit Shape: ovoid
Fruit Color:
red, deep purple
Fruit Length
: 5 mm
Fruit Width: 4mm

Seed Number: many

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