Lycium texanum Correll

Type: United States: Texas: Hudspeth Co.: Quitman Mountains, 10 miles west of Sierra Blanca, 4,600ft., 6 Sept. 1955, Warnock 13831 (holotype: LL)

Geographical Region: North America

Distribution: UNITED STATES: Texas

Habit: profusely branched, thorny

Leaf characteristics:

    Leaf Pubescence: hispidulous-puberulous
    Leaf Length: up to 20 mm
    Leaf Width: up to 30 mm

Calyx characteristics:

    Calyx Shape: cup-shaped
Calyx Tube Length: 1.5-3 mm

Corolla characteristics:

    Corolla Color: lavender fading to white
    Flower Shape: spreading
    Corolla Tube Length: 7-8 mm
    Corolla Lobe Length: 1.5-2.5 mm

Merosity: 4-5

Filament Pubescence: few scattered hairs

Sexuality: hermaphroditic

Fruit characteristics:

    Fruit Type: berry
    Fruit Shape: ovoid or ellipsoid
    Fruit color: orange-red
    Fruit length:
3-8 mm

Seed Number: numerous

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