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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family family — Solanaceae.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of deciduous and evergreen shrubs often spiny; cosmopolitan in temperate and subtropical regions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of solanaceous plants of the tribe Atropeæ, characterized by a 3- to 5-toothed or -lobed calyx, a funnel-shaped, campanulate, or urn-shaped corolla, stamens which are either exserted or included, and a slightly juicy and usually few-seeded berry.
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- n. deciduous and evergreen shrubs often spiny; cosmopolitan in temperate and subtropical regions
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Coastal dunes found around Laguna Ojo de Liebre form an unstable vegetation community, but are dominated by the presence Abronia carterae (Q), Lycium californicum (IK), Errazurizia megacarpa (IK) and Larrea tridentata.
Where the dunes allow for slight inclination of the slope, species of mesquite (Prosopis), Cercidium, palo fierro (Olneya tesota), Candalia, Lycium, choya (Opuntia), Fouquieria, jécota (Hymenoclea) and Acacia are favored.
HPLC-MS trace analysis of atropine in Lycium barbarum berries.
Warfarin overdose due to the possible effects of Lycium barbarum L. Food Chem Toxicol.
Possible interaction between warfarin and Lycium barbarum L. Ann Pharmacother.
Animal-dispersed fruits of boxthorn, Lycium exsertum.
In this ecoregion we find two endemic species of the genus Prosopis, one species of Larrea and species of the genera Lycium and Schinus.
Shrubs include Grewia flava, Ziziphus mucronata, Tarchonanthus camphoratus, Rhigozum trichotomum, Acacia hebeclada, and Lycium spp.
Small shrub species such as Lavandula dentata, Lycium intricatum, Calicotome villosa, Osyris lanceolata, Jasminum fruticans, and Rhamnus oleoides characterize open woodlands and more degraded shrublands.
Characteristic woody species include the Karoo cross-berry (Grewia robusta), small bitterleaf (Brachylaena ilicifolia), Maytenus capitata, and Lycium campanulatum.