The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Lycium

The genus Lycium is in the family Solanaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Lycium

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Lycium abeliiflorum Rchb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium aciculare Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium acnistoides Griseb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium acutifolium E. Mey. ex Dunal Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium afrum L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium ameghinoi Speg. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium americanum Jacq. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium amoenum Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium anatolicum A.Baytop & R.R.Mill Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium andersonii A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Lycium angustifolium Mill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium apiculatum Dunal Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium arenicolum Miers Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium argentino-cestroides Hieron. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium × argentinocestroides Hieron. ex Seckt Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium argentinoelongatum Stuck. ex Seckt Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium armatum Griff. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium arochae F.Chiang, T.Wendt & E.J.Lott Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium aschersonii Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium athium Bernardello Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium australe F.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium barbarum L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium barbatum Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium barbinodum Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium berberioides Correll Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium berlandieri Dunal Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Lycium bosciifolium Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium breanum Phil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium brevipes Benth. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium brevistylum Tod. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium bridgesii (Miers) R.A.Levin, Jill S.Mill. & G.Bernardello Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium californicum A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium calpiche Phil. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium canescens Griff. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium canum Gillies ex Walp. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium capense Mill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium capillare Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium carinatum S. Watson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium carnosum Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium carnosum Dunal Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium carolinianum Walter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Lycium cedrocense Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium cedrosense Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium cestroides Schltdl. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium chanar Phil. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium chilense Bertero Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Lycium chinense Mill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Lycium chubutense Dusén Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium × ciliatoelongatum Bernardello Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium ciliatum Schltdl. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium cinereum Thunb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium cochinchinense Lour. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium comberi C.L.Hitchc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium cooperi A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium cordobense Hieron. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium crassifolium Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium cufodontii Lanza Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium cuneatum Dammer Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium cyathiformum C.L. Hitchc. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium cylindricum Kuang & A. M. Lu Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium dasystemum Pojark. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium decumbens Welw. ex Hiern Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium densifolium Wiggins Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium depressum Stocks Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium deserti Phil. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium dispermum Wiggins Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium distichum Meyen Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium divaricatum Rusby Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium dumosum Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium dunalianum Bubani ex Dunal Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium durispina Dusén Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium edgeworthii Miers Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium eenii S. Moore Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium ellenbeckii Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium elongatocestroides Hieron. ex Seckt Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium elongatum Miers Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium erythraeum Schweinf. ex Vatke Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium europaeum L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium exsertum A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium ferocissimum Miers Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium fimbriatum C.L.Hitchc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium flaccidum K.Koch Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium flexicaule Pojark. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium floridum Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium fremontii A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium fuscum Miers Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium gariepense A.M.Venter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium gelidum Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium gilliesianum Miers Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium glaucum Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium glomeratum Sendtn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium glossophyllum Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium gracile Meyen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium grandicalyx Joubert & Venter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium grandiflorum Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium griseolum Koidz. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium halophyllum Welw. ex Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium hantamense A.M.Venter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium hassei Greene Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium hieronymi F.A.Barkley Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium hirsutum Dunal Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium hitchcockii F.A.Barkley Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium horridum Thunb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium humile Phil. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium hunzikeri F.A.Barkley Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium ignarum Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium implexum Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium infaustum Miers Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium intricatum Boiss. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium isthmense F. Chiang Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium italicum Mill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium jaegeri Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium javellense Lanza Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium kopetdaghi Pojark. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium leiospermum I.M.Johnst. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium leiostemum Wedd. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium longitubum Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium macrodon A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium makranicum Schonebeck-Temesy Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium martii Sendtn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium mascarenense A.M. Venter & A.J. Scott Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium mediterraneum Dunal Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium megacarpum Wiggins Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium megistocarpum Dunal Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium merkeri Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium miersii F.A.Barkley Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium minimum C.L. Hitchc. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium minutifolium Remy Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium morongii Britton Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium nanum Phil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium natalense Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium nodosum Miers Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium obliquifolium Stokes Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium odonellii F.A.Barkley Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium orientale Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium ovale Willd. ex Dunal Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium oxycarpum Dunal Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium pachyclados Phil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium pallidum Miers Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium palmeri A.Gray Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium parishii A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Lycium pendulum Walp. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium peninsulare Brandegee Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium persicum Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium petraeum Feinbrun Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium philippianum Speg. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium pilifolium C.H. Wright Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium piocorreanum Rizzini Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium propinquum G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium prunus-spinosa Dunal Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium puberulum A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium pubescens Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium pubitubum C.L.Hitchc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium pulchellum M.Martens & Galeotti Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium pumilum Dammer Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium qingshuigeense Xu L.Jiang & J.N.Li Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium rachidocladum Dunal Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium rangei Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium repens Speg. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium requienii Dunal Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium retusum B.L.Rob. & Fernald Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium rhadinum Phil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium rhudolphii Speg. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium richii A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium rickardii C.H.Mull. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium rigidum Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium roseum L.Bolus Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium ruthenicum Murray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium saevum Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium salicifolium Mill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium salsum W.Bartram Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium salsum Ruiz & Pav. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium sandwicense A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium schaffneri A.Gray ex Hemsl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium schickendantzii F.A.Barkley Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium schizocalyx C.H. Wright Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium schoenlandii Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium schreiteri F.A.Barkley Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium schweinfurthii Dammer Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium seineri Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium senticosum Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium serpyllifolium Dunal Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium sessiliflorum Phil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium shawii Roem. & Schult. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium shockleyi A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium siculum Ucria Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium sokotranum R.Wagner & Vierh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium somalense Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium sparrei F.A.Barkley Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium spencerae J.F.Macbr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium spina-christi Sennen & Elias Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium spinosum Hasselq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium spinosum Sieber ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium spinulosum Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium stenophyllum J. Rémy Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium stolidum Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium strandveldense A.M. Venter Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium subglobosum Dunal Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium tenuiramosum Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium tenuispinosum S.B. Jones & W.Z. Faust Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Lycium tenuispinum Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium tetrandrum Thunb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium texanum Correll Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium thunbergii G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium torreyi A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium truncatum Y.C. Wang Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium tweedianum Griseb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium umbrosum Kunth Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium undulatum Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium venosum Phil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium venturi C.L.Hitchc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium verrucosum Eastw. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium villosum Schinz Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium vimineum Miers Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium wilkesii Ball Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium withaniifolium Dammer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Lycium woodii Dammer Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Lycium yunnanense Kuang & A.M. Lu Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 324 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Lycium. Of these 88 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 42 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Lycium. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 324 species names for the genus Lycium recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 88 27.2%
Synonym 103 31.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 133 41.0%

All names

The status of the 366 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Lycium recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 94 25.7%
Synonym 138 37.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 134 36.6%

The confidence with which the status of the 324 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Lycium, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 1 0 0 1 0.3%
Medium confidence 88 93 0 0 181 55.9%
Low confidence 0 9 0 133 142 43.8%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Lycium is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
iPlants 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.3%
Tropicos 71 83 0 3 0 157 48.5%
WCSP (in review) 17 19 0 130 0 166 51.2%