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Published In: Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser. 2 14: 183. 1854. (Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 2,) Name publication detailView 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.: October-January.
Type: Type: Sirhind, Punjab, Edgeworth 120 (MPU).
Distribution: Distribution: S. Iran, Pakistan (Sind, Baluchistan & Punjab) and India.
Illustration: Lycium edgeworthii Miers (Illustration)
Map Location: Gujranwala Distt.: C-8 Khangah Dogran, R.R. & I. D. Stewart 1427 (RAW); Lahore Dist.: D-8 Changa Manga, S. Qasim 108 (RAW); id., Gamble 22496 (K); Baltistan: Beloochistan, Freres 7857 (K); Hissar Bir, Duthie 20681 (RAW) beyond Hub river, 8.2.59. R. R. Stewart s.n. (RAW); F-3 25-30 km E. of Jhal Jhao, 400 m, Rech. f. 27657; 27666 (W); id., J. Lamond 342 (E); Diwana-Hab, J. Lamond 802 (E); Hub Chauki, Rech. f. 28602 (W); F-4 10 km S of Khuzdar. Rech. f. 27390 (W); Sind: G-4 Karachi Dist.: Jemidar-ka-landa, near Kurrachie, Stocks, 185 (K); Maripur, Steam 17(K); Manghopir, Sultanul-Abedin 112 (KUH); Karachi, R. R. Stewart 24815 (RAW); 25 miles from Thano Bulk, flowers white, on calcareous rocks, Karachi, in desert, R.R.Stewart 24815 (BM, W); Malir Cant, 26.1.1958, A. Hussain s.n. (K); Nazimabad, 15.2.59, A. Hussain s.n. (K); Manghopir east, A. Hussain s.n. (RAW).


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A spiny diffuse shrub, 120-180 cm tall. Stem and branches glabrous to subglabrous, ash-gray. Leaves 5-20 x 2-7 mm, elliptic-oblong, obtuse or acute. Flowers white. Pedicel 3-6 mm long. Calyx tubular to ± infundibuliform, lobes 1-1.5 mm long, acute, minutely pubescent inside; corolla lobes 3 mm long, obtuse, minutely ciliate. Some filaments subexserted, glabrous at the base. Berry ± 3.5 mm broad, globose. Seeds c. 2.5 mm long, reniform, brownish.
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