Lycium schaffneri A. Gray

Type: Mexico: San Luis Potosí: ex convalli San Luis Potosí, Sept.-Oct. 1877, Schaffner 54 (lectotype: K, isotype: GH)

Geographical Region: North America

Distribution: MEXICO: Zacatecas, San Luis Potosí

Habit: thorny

Shrub height: 1-4 m

Leaf characteristics:

    Leaf Pubescence: glabrous
Leaf Length: 18-50 mm
Leaf Width: 5-11 mm

Calyx characteristics:

    Calyx Shape: campanulate
Calyx Pubescence: glabrous
Calyx Tube Length: 2-3 mm
Calyx Lobe Length: 3 mm

Corolla characteristics:

    Corolla Color: cream-colored to violet purple
    Flower Shape: ovate
    Corolla Tube Length: 12-18 mm
    Corolla Lobe Length: 4 mm

Merosity: 5

Filament Pubescence: lower free 2mm densely pilose

Sexuality: hermaphroditic

Fruit characteristics:

    Fruit Type: berry
Fruit Shape: flattened
Fruit constriction: constricted

Seed Number: 4

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