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51. Berberis taliensis C. K. Schneider, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 46: 252. 1939.

大理小檗 da li xiao bo

Shrubs, evergreen, to 1.2 m tall. Stems terete; branches yellow-brown or gray-brown, sulcate, scarcely verruculose; spines 3-fid, pale yellow, 8-20 mm, adaxially conspicuously sulcate. Leaves sessile; leaf blade adaxially shiny, dark green, narrowly elliptic or oblanceolate, 1.2-3 cm × 3-5 mm, leathery, abaxially pruinose, midvein raised, adaxially with impressed midvein, lateral and reticulate veins inconspicuous, base cuneate, margin conspicuously revolute, entire, apex acuminate, mucronate. Flowers 2-7-fascicled. Pedicels brownish gray, 7-12 mm; bractlets ovate, ca. 3 mm. Sepals in 2 whorls; outer sepals ovate-elliptic, ca. 4.5 × 3 mm; inner sepals broadly elliptic, ca. 6 × 4 mm. Petals obovate, ca. 5.5 × 3.5 mm, base cuneate, slightly clawed, with separate glands, apex entire, slightly emarginate. Stamens ca. 3.5 mm; anther connective not prolonged, truncate. Ovules 4, sessile. Berry oblong, 8-12 × ca. 5 mm, white pruinose, style not persistent. Fl. and fr. May-Jul.

Pinus forests; 3000-3900 m. Yunnan.


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