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Taxon: Lycium barbarum L.

 
Genus: Lycium
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Lycieae
Nomen number: 22939
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:192. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Dec-2001
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 9 (5 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Handb Pl Breed Fruit 4:99. 2012)
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (as Lycium halimifolium)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Gansu, Hebei (n.), Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shanxi (n.), Sichuan, Xinjiang]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (also cult.)


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Amagase, H. & N. R. Farnsworth 2011. A review of botanical characteristics, phytochemistry, clinical relevance in efficacy and safety of Lycium barbarum fruit (Goji) Food Res. Int. 44:1702-1717.
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  7. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Fu, Y. C. et al. Flora intramongolica. (F InnMong)
  10. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  11. Hummer, K. E. et al. 2012. Chapter 4. Emerging fruit crops (Handb Pl Breed Fruit) 4:129-135.
  12. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  13. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  14. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  16. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  17. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  18. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  20. Potterat, O. 2009. Goji (Lycium barbarum and L. chinense): Phytochemistry, pharmacology and safety in the perspective of traditional uses and recent popularity Pl. Med. (Stuttgart) 76:7-19.
  21. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  22. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  23. Willis, J. H. A handbook to plants in Victoria. (F VictWillis)
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Lycium barbarum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=22939. Accessed 21 November 2018.