Lycium pilifolium C.H. Wright

Type: South Africa: Sutherland division between Kuilenberg and Great Reed River, Burchell 1360 (holotype: K; isotype: PRE)

Geographical Region: Africa

Distribution: SOUTH AFRICA: Northern Cape province, Free State, Northwest province; NAMIBIA

Habit: rigid, dwarf

Shrub height: 0.3-0.5

Leaf characteristics:

Leaf Succulence: semi- succulent
Pubescence: pilose
Leaf Length: 3-10 mm
Leaf Width: 1-4 mm

Calyx characteristics:

Calyx Shape: campanulate
Calyx Pubescence: minutely hirsute with long and short glandular hairs on the outside
Calyx Tube Length: 6-7 mm
Calyx Lobe Length: 3-3.5 mm

Corolla characteristics:

Corolla Color: creamy white with venation and lobes lilac
Flower Shape: ovate-oblong to semi-orbicular, reflexed
Corolla Tube Length: 7-10 mm
Corolla Lobe Length: 3-4 mm

Merosity: 5

Filament Pubescence: densely pilose just above base

Sexuality: hermaphroditic

Fruit characteristics:

Fruit Type:berry
Fruit Shape: globose
Fruit Color: yellow
Fruit length: 6-10 mm diameter

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