Biblical plants and flowers: Lycium europaeum, Lycium intricatum, Lycium mediterraneum, Boxthorn, European matrimony-vine, European tea tree, אטד אירופי. Lycium europaeum is a perennial woody deciduous member of the Lycium genus in the family Solanaceae. Taxonomy. Superdivision: Spermatophyta. Division: Angiospermae. Class: Dicotyledoneae. Family: Solanaceae. Genus: Lycium.

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Full Data This table shows all the data stored for this plant. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. South America has the most species, followed by North America and southern Africa. An easily grown plant, it does not require a rich soil, flowering and fruiting better in a well-drained soil of moderate quality[1, 11, ].

Cuttings of mature wood of the current season’s growth, autumn to late winter in a cold frame. It is also a fairly good source of essential fatty acids, which is fairly unusual for a fruit. Many botanists unite the three species under the name L.

Wild Plants of Malta & Gozo – Plant: Lycium europaeum (Mediterranean Tea Tree)

Europe to the Mediterranean. Availability depends on season. For a list of references used on this eurppaeum please go here. Lycium barbarum — Barbary matrimony-vine, Chinese boxthorn, Duke of Argyll’s teaplant, goji-berry, Himalayan goji, Tibetan goji Lycium bosciifolium Lycium berlandieri Dunal — Berlandier wolfberry Lycium brevipes — Baja desert-thorn Lycium californicum — California boxthorn, California desert-thorn Lycium carolinianum Walter — Carolina desert-thorn, Christmas berry Lycium chilense Bertero Lycium chinense — Chinese teaplant, Chinese wolfberry, Chinese boxthorn Lycium cinereum — Kriedoring Lycium cooperi — peachthorn, Cooper’s wolfberry Lycium decumbens Lycium depressum Stocks Lycium eenii Lycium europaeum L.


Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first lhcium. There are about 70 eurolaeum to 80 [6] [7] species.

Lycium europaeum – L. It is being investigated as a food that is capable of reducing the incidence of cancer and also as a means of halting or reversing the growth of cancers[]. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. Please answer these simple questions: The fruit is a berry about 8mm in diameter [2]. Help us fill in the blanks!

Lycium europaeum – Practical Plants

Seed – sow early spring in a greenhouse. Lycium albiflorum Dammer Lycium europaeum L. Lycium europaeum Solanaceae also called “wolfberry” was known since ancient times in the Mediterranean area europweum a medicinal plant and used in several traditional remedies.

Your email address is only for internal communication. Edible uses Notes Fruit – raw or cooked [1]. Strictly protected tree species. Solanaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8 4 Pages 40 – Right plant wrong place. Corrections for mistakes and errors in this plant profile. Integrated Taxonomic Information System. This page was last edited on 31 Octoberat Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs.


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Lycium tenuispinosum Lycium tetrandrum Lycium texanum — Texas wolfberry Lycium torreyi — Torrey’s boxthorn, squawthorn Lycium tweedianum — tropical desert-thorn Lycium villosum. The Lycium species capacity of reducing the incidence of cancer and also of halting or reserving the growth of cancer was reported by traditional healers.

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If information supplied is taken from a book, journal or website, please provide the corresponding reference or website address. Corolla creamy-white to pale mauve ; tube narrow, mm long; lobes mm long, sparsely ciliate. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.

Pinch out the shoot tips of the young plants in order to encourage bushy growth[78]. Practical Plants is currently lacking information on propagation instructions of Lycium europaeum.

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