Lycium tetrandrum L. f.

Type: South Africa: Cape: between Leeuestaart and beach, UPS 5313 (holotype: UPS)

Geographical Region: Africa

Distribution: SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape Province, Northern Cape Province; NAMIBIA

Habit: rigid, densely branched, very thorny

Shrub Height: 1-3 m

Leaf characteristics:

Leaf Succulence: succulent
Pubescence: glabrous
Leaf Length: 10-15 mm
Leaf Width: 2-3 mm

Calyx characteristics:

Calyx Shape: tubular
Calyx Pubescence: glabrous
Calyx Tube Length: 2.5-3mm
Calyx Lobe Length: 0.5-0.8 mm

Corolla characteristics:

Corolla Color: creamy white, sometimes with pale lilac lobes or purple veins
Flower Shape: semi-orbicular, spreading
Corolla Tube Length: 5-6 mm
Corolla Lobe Length: 1.5-2 mm

Merosity: 4-5

Filament Pubescence: base pilose

Sexuality: dioecious

Fruit characteristics:

Fruit Type: berry
Fruit Shape: spherical
Fruit Color: red
Fruit length: 3 mm
Fruit width: 3 mm

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