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87. Berberis jiangxiensis C. M. Hu, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 6(2): 9. 1986.

江西小檗 jiang xi xiao bo

Shrubs, evergreen, ca. 1 m tall. Branches dark brown; shoots pale yellow-green, sulcate, not verruculose; spines 3-fid, concolorous, 1-2.5 cm. Petiole 1-3 mm; leaf blade adaxially shiny, green, elliptic-oblanceolate, narrowly lanceolate, or oblong, 1.4-4 × 0.5-1.2 cm, thinly leathery, abaxially pruinose, midvein obviously raised, lateral veins conspicuous, reticulate veins inconspicuous, adaxially with slightly impressed midvein, lateral veins 2-4 pairs, obviously raised, base attenuate, margin 4-7-spinose-serrate on each side, apex acute. Flowers (2 or)3- or 4-fascicled. Pedicels 6-10 mm, slender or stout; bractlets ovate, ca. 3 × 2 mm, apex acuminate. Sepals in 2 whorls; outer sepals ovate or suborbicular, 4-4.5 × ca. 4 mm; inner sepals broadly elliptic, ca. 7 × 4.5-5 mm. Petals obovate, 4-4.5 × ca. 2.5 mm, base shortly clawed, with approximate glands, apex emarginate, lobes rounded, obtuse. Stamens ca. 3.5 mm; anther connective truncate. Ovules 2-4. Berry ellipsoid, ca. 9 × 5.5 mm, slightly pruinose; style persistent, short. Fl. Apr-Jun, fr. Jul-Sep.

● Roadsides, rock crevices, sides of rocks, forests, runlet sides; 1500-1800 m. Jiangxi.

1 Leaves elliptic-oblanceolate or narrowly lanceolate; flowers 3- or 4-fascicled; pedicels slender.   87a var. jiangxiensis
+ Leaves oblong; flowers 2- or 3-fascicled; pedicels stout.   87b var. pulchella

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