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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It injures livestock, harbors pest mammals and insects, and displaces native species. Lyvium you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. Lyciuum view the copyright link for more information. Gray — desert wolfberry Lycium mascarenense A. The transition to gender dimorphism on an evolutionary background of self-incompatibility: Basionym or principal synonyms: The name Azeka is from the same source as the Arabic ausseg.

Relationships within tribe Lycieae Solanaceae: It cannot grow in the shade. However, use of the leaves is well documented and fairly widespread in some lcyium. Spines mm long. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Availability depends on season. Israel pursued them along the road going up to Beth Horon and cut them down all the way to Azekah and Makkedah.

The fruit is a berry about 8mm in diameter[]. Cultivated for agricultural or horticultural purposes but can be found in the wild as an escapee.


Plants of the Bible: Lycium europaeum

You can unsubscribe at anytime. Pinch out the shoot tips of the young plants in order to encourage bushy growth [4]. Long branches curving, sometimes pendulous. Retrieved 13 April Jasminoides Duhamel Oplukion Raf.

Only the fully ripe fruits should be eaten[K]. The fruit of many members of this genus is a very rich source of europafum and minerals, especially in vitamins A, C and E, flavanoids and other bio-active compounds. Flowers solitary or sometimes geminate, on a short stalk, erect and sweet-scented.

Europe to the Mediterranean. American Journal of Botany 92 12 Archived from the original on Calyx mm, glabrous. Eruopaeum 10 1 Page Inferences from chloroplast DNA sequences.

Section of this page where you found an error select one. The most important are Lycium barbarum and Lycium chinensewhose fruits wolfberries or goji berries are an important traditional food eugopaeum in China and have recently become a popular health food all over the world. 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.

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Please bear in mind how much hard work such a large and up-to-date website about the flora of Malta requires. Kindly consider support this website by giving a small donation. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. Derivation of the botanical name: There are no interactions listed for Lycium europaeum.

Tolerates maritime exposure [2]. It is also a fairly good source of essential fatty acids, which is fairly unusual for a fruit. Webarchive template wayback links Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May Commons category link is on Europseum Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs.

Succeeds in impoverished soils[]. Plant extracts and derivatives have always been used for various disease treatments and many anticancer agents issued from plants and vegetables are clinically recognized and used all over the world.

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African boxthorn Lycium ferocissimum. Derivation of specific name: Toxic parts Some caution should be exercised with this europaeuk, particularly with regard to its edible leaves, since it belongs to a family that often contains toxins. It is also a fairly good source of essential fatty acids, which is fairly unusual for a fruit.

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