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Related to matrimony vine: Lycium barbarum
Any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Lycium of the nightshade family, often having brightly colored berries. Also called boxthorn.
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(Plants) any of various shrubs of the solanaceous genus Lycium, cultivated for their purple flowers and colourful berries. Also called: boxthorn
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any plant belonging to the genus Lycium, of the nightshade family, species of which are cultivated for their foliage, flowers, and berries.Also called boxthorn.
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|Noun||1.||matrimony vine - any of various shrubs or vines of the genus Lycium with showy flowers and bright berries|
genus Lycium, Lycium - deciduous and evergreen shrubs often spiny; cosmopolitan in temperate and subtropical regions
common matrimony vine, Duke of Argyll's tea tree, Lycium barbarum, Lycium halimifolium - deciduous erect or spreading shrub with spiny branches and violet-purple flowers followed by orange-red berries; southeastern Europe to China
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