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

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Plants: LYFE3
ITIS: 565982

Synonyms and Other Names

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Related Scientific Names:

Lycium ferocessimum Miers(Misspelling)
Lycium ferrocissimum Miers(Misspelling)


Category: Shrub or Subshrub