Flora of China
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   6. Berberis medogensis  T. S. Ying Acta Phytotax. Sin. 37: 350. 1999.
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Shrubs, low, 10-20 cm tall. Stems pale yellow, shiny, glabrous, sulcate; young branchlets dark purple, conspicuously sulcate; spines 3-fid, concolorous, 3-13 mm. Leaves subsessile; leaf blade adaxially dark green, obovate, 7-13 × 3-5 mm, papery, abaxially thickly pruinose, abaxially with conspicuously raised midvein and lateral veins, reticulate veins inconspicuous, adaxially with slightly raised midvein, base cuneate, margin thickened but not revolute, 1- or 2-spinose-serrate on each side, apex aristate-cuspidate. Flowers unknown. Fruit solitary; fruit stalks dark purple, to 2.3 cm, glabrous; berry red, subglobose, ca. 1.1 × 1 cm, not pruinose, style not persistent; seeds 6 or 7. Fl. unknown, fr. Nov.

● Alpine thickets; 3300-3400 m. Xizang (Mêdog).