Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Lycium
Family: Solanaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
ferocissimum
NOTES

A stiffly branched, thorny shrub with leathery, obovate leaves in tufts on short shoots.


AUTHORITY
Miers
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: White to mauve bell-shaped flowers have a tube which is not constricted and is longer than the petals. The anthers and the style are exserted. The anthers are hairy at the base
Colour: White
Notes: Flowers sometimes purple
Colour: Purple
Common Name
Slangbessie
Kriedoring
Honey thorn
Habitat
NOTES: Mainly found on sunny river banks
HABITAT NAME: Riverside
Uses
Medicinal
Unspecified use
Animal treatments
Unspecified use
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic substances
Months
July
August
September
Synonyms for Species
Lycium campanulatum



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