97. Berberis hayatana Mizushima, Misc. Rep. Res. Inst. Nat. Resources. 35: 31. 1954.
南湖小檗 nan hu xiao bo
Berberis formosana H. L. Li (1952), not Ahrendt (1941).
Shrubs, evergreen, low. Branches pale gray, slender, sulcate, glabrous; spines 3-fid, weak, 1-1.5 cm, adaxially sulcate. Leaves shortly petiolate; leaf blade abaxially shiny, green, oblong, oblong-lanceolate, or elliptic, 1.5-3 × 0.6-1.2 cm, leathery, abaxially not pruinose, midvein obviously raised, lateral veins 5-7 pairs, adaxially glaucous, midvein slightly impressed, base broadly cuneate, margin flat, 3-7-spinose-serrate on each side, apex acute, aristate. Flowers 2-6-fascicled. Pedicels 8-10 mm, slender, glabrous; bractlets triangular-ovate, ca. 1.5 mm, apex acute. Sepals in 2 whorls; outer sepals broadly ovate or obovate-elliptic, ca. 5 mm, apex acute; inner sepals obovate-elliptic or obovate, ca. 5 mm, apex rounded. Petals obovate, ca. 4 mm, base attenuate, with separate glands, apex emarginate. Stamens ca. 2.5 mm; anther connective slightly prolonged, truncate. Ovules solitary, funiculate. Berry black, ellipsoid or ovoid, 4-6 × ca. 2 mm, pruinose, style not persistent. Fl. and fr. unknown.
● Slopes. Taiwan.