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《中国植物志》英文修订版
Flora of China
  FOC Vol.19 (2011)              | Family List  Berberidaceae  PDF Mahonia  PDF   |  eFloras.org Link Font:+ Big | - Small
   12. Mahonia decipiens  C. K. Schneider in Sargent Pl. Wilson. 1: 379. 1913.
鄂西十大功劳   e xi shi da gong lao
  

Berberis decipiens (C. K. Schneider) Laferrière.

  

Shrubs, 1-2 m tall. Leaves abaxially pale, adaxially dull green, elliptic, 15-20 × 7-11 cm; leaflets 2-7 pairs, lowest pair 4-6 cm above base of petiole, abaxial veins slightly branched, veins slightly raised on both surfaces; rachis ca. 2 mm in diam.; internodes 2.5-3.5 cm; leaflets separate or sometimes contiguous, ovate to ovate-elliptic, lowest similar to others, ovate, 3-5.5 × 1.5-3 cm, those above ovate to ovate-elliptic, 4.5-7 × 2.5-3.5 cm, base subtruncate, margin with 3-6 teeth on each side, apex acute; terminal leaflet much larger, 7.5-9.5 × 3.5-5 cm, petiolule 1.5-2 cm. Inflorescence 1 or 2 racemes, 4-6 cm; bracts of inflorescence ovate to narrowly ovate, 1-1.5 cm × 4-7 mm. Pedicel 2.5-3 mm; floral bracts ovate, 2-2.5 × ca. 1.5 mm. Sepals yellow; outer sepals ovate, 2.3-2.5 × 1.5-2 mm; median sepals broadly ovate, 3-3.5 × 2-2.5 mm; inner sepals elliptic, 5-6 × 3-4 mm. Petals yellow, obovate, 5-5.5 × 3-3.2 mm, base with distinct glands, apex emarginate, acute. Stamens ca. 3 mm; anther connective not prolonged, truncate. Ovary ca. 2.5 mm; ovules 2; style ca. 0.3 mm. Berry unknown. Fl. Apr-Aug, fr. unknown.

● Forests, thickets; 800-1500 m. W Hubei.