Taxonomy: Fam. Solanaceae// Genus: Lycium// Species: Lycium barbarum L.
Determined according to the botanical keys provided in Flora Europaea (Tutin et al., 1972).
Distribution: Native to North and Central China; introduced in parts of Asia, Europe, Australia, North and South America according to the distribution information provided by the Plants of the World Online portal.
Habitat: Ruderal sites, near settlements and roadsides, suburban areas, orchards. Common in the vicinity of settlements where it was used for hedges in the past.
Lifeform: Perrenial, shrub; microphanerophyte according to the Raunkiær system.
Flowering period: Late spring-autumn: MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP.
Lycium barbarum L. Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. https://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:816356-1 [Accessed 26.09.2021].
Tutin, T.G., Heywood, V.H., Burges, N.A., Moore, D.M., Valentine, D.H., Walters, S.M. & Webb, D.A. (1972). Flora Europaea. Volume 3: Diapensiaceae to Myoporaceae. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.