African boxthorn
Lycium ferocissimum Miers

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Lycium
Subject: Lycium ferocissimum Miers

Synonyms and Other Names

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Related Scientific Names:
Lycium ferocessimum Miers (Misspelling)
Lycium ferrocissimum Miers (Misspelling)


Plants - Shrub or Subshrub