Flora of China
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   11. Berberis crassilimba  C. Y. Wu ex S. Y. Bao Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 5(3): 2. 1985.
厚檐小檗   hou yan xiao bo


Shrubs, evergreen, to 1 m tall. Branches gray-brown, terete, not verruculose; shoots purplish red, sulcate; spines 3-fid, dark yellow-brown, ca. 1.5 cm, adaxially slightly sulcate. Leaves subsessile; leaf blade adaxially green, oblong to obovate, ca. 1.2 × 0.5 cm, leathery, adaxially not pruinose, midvein and lateral veins conspicuous, base cuneate, margin thickened, entire, apex rounded, mucronate. Flowers solitary. Pedicels 4-8 mm, glabrous. Sepals in 2 whorls; outer sepals oblong-elliptic, ca. 7 × 3.5 mm, apex obtuse; inner sepals broadly obovate, ca. 7 × 5 mm, apex rounded. Petals obovate, 5-6 × 2.5-3 mm, base clawed, with separate oblong glands, apex emarginate. Stamens 3-3.5 mm; anther connective truncate. Ovules 3, funiculate. Berry globose or ellipsoid, 5-7 × 5-6 mm, not pruinose, style not persistent. Fl. Mar-Jun, fr. Oct.

● Open slopes; ca. 3600 m. Sichuan, Yunnan.