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   136. Berberis pruinocarpa  C. Y. Wu ex S. Y. Bao Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 5(3): 16. 1985.
粉果小檗   fen guo xiao bo


Shrubs, deciduous, ca. 1 m tall. Branches brownish gray, angulate, black verruculose; spines usually simple, occasionally 3-fid, weak, concolorous, 8-10 mm. Petiole 1-3 mm; leaf blade abaxially pale green, adaxially dark green, oblong-obovate, ca. 1.2 × 0.4 cm, thickly papery, abaxially not pruinose, midvein and lateral veins conspicuously raised, adaxially with flat midvein, lateral veins 2 or 3 pairs, slightly raised, base cuneate, margin slightly thickened, entire, or 1- or 2-spinose-serrate on each side, apex rounded, apiculate. Flowers unknown. Infructescence an umbellate raceme, with 3-5 fruit; fruit stalk 5-6 mm, slender, glabrous; berry oblong, 6-7 × 3-4 mm, slightly pruinose, style not persistent; seeds 1. Fl. unknown, fr. Aug.

● Sparse forests; ca. 2700 m. Yunnan.