Gojiberry taxonomy refers to the botanical classification of this fruit. The botanical name of Gojiberry fruit (Lycium barbarum) holds great importance in Scientific Classification of Gojiberry as it is a combination of genus (Lycium) and species (L. barbarum). The class and subclass of this fruit is Unknown and Asteridae. Family is a major taxonomic rank in classification of a fruit and is classified between order and genus. Family of Gojiberry is Solanaceae. Fruits with similar family possess similar characteristics.
Interesting facts about Gojiberry
Fruits have been a prominent part of human diet since ages! We eat fruits in raw, stored, canned form and even use them in various recipes. All of us have a basic idea about the characteristics of this fruit but there are some interesting facts about Gojiberry that are still unknown to many of us. Some of the intriguing Gojiberry Facts are:
- Study says a man named Li Qing Yuen used to eat goji berries daily and lived for 252 years.
- They are also known as wolfberries in India & China.
- This fruit is used for spiritual purposes at many places.
Nowadays, hybridization of fruits has given rise to different varieties of fruits. The varieties of this fruit are No Types. It is not available in seedless variety.