Flora of China
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   38. Berberis morrisonensis  Hayata J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo. 30(1): 25. 1911.
玉山小檗   yu shan xiao bo


Shrubs, deciduous. Branches dark red, sparsely verruculose; shoots green; spines 3-fid, 1-1.5 cm. Leaves shortly petiolate; leaf blade abaxially pale green, sometimes gray-white, adaxially dark green, obovate or obovate-lanceolate, 1.5-2.5 × 0.5-1 cm, both surfaces with conspicuously raised reticulate veins, base attenuate, margin 4-7-spinose-serrate on each side, apex rounded, obtuse. Flowers 2-5-fascicled, rarely solitary. Pedicels often pendulous, 1.2-2.5 cm, slender. Sepals in 3 whorls; outer sepals lanceolate or narrowly ovate, 4-4.5 × 1.5-2.5 mm, apex acuminate; median sepals oblong-elliptic, 5.5-6.5 × 3-3.5 mm; inner sepals narrowly obovate, ca. 7.5 × 4 mm. Petals broadly elliptic, 5-6 × 3.5-4 mm, apex emarginate. Anther connective obtuse or truncate. Ovules 4-7. Berry scarlet, subglobose, 8-9 × 7-8 mm. Fl. and fr. unknown.

● Alpine areas; 3000-4300 m. Taiwan.