Flora of China
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   155. Berberis daochengensis  T. S. Ying Acta Phytotax. Sin. 37: 336. 1999.
稻城小檗   dao cheng xiao bo


Shrubs, deciduous, ca. 1.5 m tall. Branches dark gray, terete, angulate, black verruculose; spines absent. Petiole 3-4 mm; leaf blade abaxially pale green, adaxially green, obovate or narrowly obovate, 1.5-3 × 0.6-1.2 cm, papery, both surfaces puberulous, abaxially with obviously raised midvein and lateral veins, adaxially with slightly raised midvein and lateral veins, both surfaces with obviously raised reticulate veins, base cuneate, margin entire or occasionally 1- or 2-spinulose-serrulate on each side, apex rounded, apiculate. Inflorescence a raceme, 7-12-flowered, 2.5-4.5 cm including peduncle 1-1.5 cm; rachis and peduncle puberulous; bracts purplish red, ovate, 1-1.5 mm, apex acuminate. Flowers unknown. Fruit stalk 4-5 mm, puberulous; berry pale green (immature), oblong, 8-9 × 3-4 mm, not pruinose, style not persistent; seeds 1. Fl. unknown, fr. Jul-Sep.

● Field margins, streamsides, roadsides; ca. 3400 m. Sichuan.