Home Flora of Pakistan
Home
Name Search
Families
Genera
Species
District Map
Grid Map
Inventory Project
Lycium shawii Roem. & Schult. Search in The Plant ListSearch in IPNISearch in Australian Plant Name IndexSearch in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelleSearch in Type Specimen Register of the U.S. National HerbariumSearch in Virtual Herbaria AustriaSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical GardenAfrican Plants, Senckenberg Photo GallerySearch in Flora do Brasil 2020Search in Reflora - Virtual HerbariumSearch in Living Collections Decrease font Increase font Restore font
 

Published In: Systema Vegetabilium 4: 693. 1819. (Syst. Veg. (ed. 15 bis)) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: YASIN J. NASIR
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: November-January.
Type: Type: N. Africa, Shaw, Hb. Sherard (OXF).
Distribution: Distribution: N. & E. Africa, N. Sudan, Sinai, Arabia, S. W. Iran, S. Iraq, S. Palestine. Turkey, Baluchistan (Pakistan).
Comment/Acknowledgements: The species can be recognised on account of its tubular calyx, ± equal teeth, long narrow corolla tube, with the lobes less than 1/3rd their length and the galbrous filaments. The corolla tube is sometimes hairy within. The species is closely allied to the chinese Lycium barbarum Miller, from which it differs mainly in the filaments being glabrous at the base.
Illustration: Lycium shawii Roem. & Schult. (Illustration)
Map Location: Baluchistan: Dasht Bado, R. R. Stewart 751 (RAW); S. Makran: F-3 Jhal Jhao to Awaran, J. Lamond 341 (E); G-2 fruit garden, Turbat city, fls. white, limb lightly coloured, S. I. Ali et al 911 (KUH).

 

Export To PDF Export To Word
A spiny branched shrub 100-180 cm tall, shoots white-tomentose. Spines tomentose towards the base. Leaves 4-25 (-30) x 2.5-6 mm, elliptic-oblong to narrow oblong, cuneate, obtuse or acute, pilose to tomentose. Flowers axillary solitary or paired, white or purple-suffused. Pedicel 3-4 mm long, pilose. Calyx narrow tubular, 2.5 x 1.5 mm, pilose; lobes 0.5-1 mm long, acute, pubescent. Corolla tube 10-12 mm long; lobes 2.0 mm long, acute, minutely pubescent. Filaments glabrous at the base, subexserted. Berry 4 mm broad, orange-red. Seeds c. 1.5 mm broad, reniform. brown.
 
 
 
© 2022 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110