65. Berberis xingwenensis T. S. Ying, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 37: 311. 1999.
兴文小檗 xing wen xiao bo
Shrubs, evergreen, to 2.5 m tall. Branches gray-brown, terete, glabrous; spines 3-fid, yellow-brown, ca. 1 cm, slender, adaxially flat. Petiole ca. 5 mm, sometimes leaf subsessile; leaf blade abaxially yellow-green, adaxially dark green, shiny, elliptic-lanceolate or lanceolate, 6-15 × 1.3-4 cm, leathery, abaxially not pruinose, midvein and lateral veins obviously raised, reticulate veins visible, adaxially with slightly impressed midvein, lateral and reticulate veins slightly raised, base cuneate, margin 10-15-spinose-serrate on each side, apex acuminate. Flowers 5-16-fascicled, red. Pedicels 2-2.7 cm, slender. Sepals in 3(or 4) whorls; outer sepals ovate, 2.5-2.8 × 1.5-2 mm, apex acute; median sepals broadly elliptic, 4.5-5 × ca. 4 mm, apex obtuse; inner sepals elliptic, 5-5.2(-6) × 3.5-4 mm, rounded. Petals obovate, 4.5-5.1 × 3.2-4 mm, base clawed, with separate glands, apex emarginate. Stamens ca. 2.8 mm; anther connective prolonged, truncate. Ovules 2. Berry red, pyriform, ca. 6 × 3 mm, not pruinose; style persistent, short. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Jul-Sep.
● Mixed forests on slopes; ca. 1800 m. Sichuan.