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Lycium cylindricum Kuang & A. M. Lu


Description from Flora of China

Branches inflexed, with thorns 1-3 cm. Leaves solitary or in clusters of 2 or 3 on short shoots; leaf blade lanceolate, 1.5-3.5 cm × 3-6 mm, base cuneate, apex obtuse. Inflorescences solitary or 2 in a cluster with leaves. Pedicel ca. 1 cm. Calyx campanulate, ca. 3 × 3 mm, usually (2- or) 3-divided to halfway, lobes sometimes with irregular teeth. Corolla tube cylindric, obviously longer than lobes, 5-6 mm, ca. 2.5 mm in diam.; lobes broadly ovate, ca. 4 mm, margin pubescent. Filaments with dense, villous, interwoven hairs slightly above base, forming a hairy circle with those on inner wall of corolla tube. Style ca. 8 mm. Berry ovoid, ca. 5 mm. Seeds few.

* Xinjiang.


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