Lycium schizocalyx C.H. Wright

Type: South Africa: Cape Province: Graaff-Reinet, Bolus H. 741 (lectotype: K; isotypes: BOL, PRE, NBG)

Geographical Region: Africa, Eurasia

Distribution: SOUTH AFRICA: Western, Eastern, and Northern Cape provinces, Free State, Northwest, Northern provinces; ZIMBABWE; BOTSWANA; NAMIBIA

Habit: rigid, erect, profusely branched

Shrub height: 0.7-1.7 m

Leaf characteristics:

Leaf Succulence: semi-succulent
Pubescence: glabrous
Leaf Length: 9-15 mm
Leaf Width: 1-2 mm

Calyx characteristics:

Calyx Shape: broadly trumpet-shaped
Calyx Pubescence: glabrous
Calyx Tube Length: 5-7 mm
Calyx Lobe Length: 3-4 mm

Corolla characteristics:

Corolla Color: creamy white with venation and lobes purple
Flower Shape: broadly ovate, reflexed
Corolla Tube Length: 6-8 mm
Corolla Lobe Length: 3-3.5 mm

Merosity: 5

Filament Pubescence: bases pilose

Sexuality: hermaphroditic

Fruit characteristics:

Fruit Type:berry
Fruit Shape: globose
Fruit Color: red
Fruit length: 6-7 mm diameter

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