Lycium sokotranum

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Lycium sokotranum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Lycium
Species: L. sokotranum
Binomial name
Lycium sokotranum
Wagner & Vierh.

Lycium sokotranum is a species of flowering plant in the nightshade family, Solanaceae, that is endemic to the Socotra archipelago in the Indian Ocean (Yemen). It is a spiny, much-branched shrub that is <2 m tall. It is widespread and often abundant on coastal plains and limestone plateaus of Socotra and on the central plains of Abd al Kuri.[1]


  1. ^ a b Miller, A. (2004). "Lycium sokotranum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T45037A10975264. Retrieved 3 November 2015.