genus Lycium


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Noun1.genus Lycium - deciduous and evergreen shrubs often spinygenus Lycium - deciduous and evergreen shrubs often spiny; cosmopolitan in temperate and subtropical regions
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Solanaceae, potato family, Solanaceae - large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
boxthorn, matrimony vine - any of various shrubs or vines of the genus Lycium with showy flowers and bright berries
Christmas berry, Christmasberry, Lycium carolinianum - spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having spreading branches usually blue or mauve flowers and red berries
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