CPC Plant Profile: Hawai'i desert-thorn
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Hawai'i desert-thorn (Lycium sandwicense)

Description
  • Global Rank: N/A
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Solanaceae
  • State:
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  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 06/17/2021

Participating Institutions
Updates
Center for Plant Conservation
  • 08/19/2021
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

In 2021, CPC contracted National Tropical Botanical Garden to recollect seed from a population currently held in long term orthodox seed storage as part of an IMLS-funded seed longevity experiment. The National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation will evaluate how germination tested viability and RNA Integrity of seed lots decline over time in storage.

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Nomenclature
Taxon Lycium sandwicense
Authority A. Gray
Family Solanaceae
CPC Number 48150
ITIS
USDA LYSA3
Common Names Hawai'i desert-thorn
Associated Scientific Names
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S3
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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