Flora of China
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   21. Berberis mianningensis  T. S. Ying Acta Phytotax. Sin. 37: 347. 1999.
冕宁小檗   mian ning xiao bo


Shrubs, deciduous, ca. 50 cm tall. Branches dark gray, sulcate, not verruculose; shoots pale yellow, glabrous; spines simple or 3-fid, pale yellow, terete, ca. 1 cm, slender. Leaves subsessile; leaf blade abaxially pale yellow-green, adaxially green, elliptic or narrowly elliptic, occasionally oblanceolate, 1-2 cm × 2-4 mm, papery, abaxially not pruinose, with conspicuously raised midvein, adaxially with slightly raised midvein, with 3 or 4 pairs of lateral veins, both surfaces with inconspicuous reticulate veins, base cuneate, margin entire or 1-3-spinose-serrate on each side, apex acute or rounded. Flowers solitary. Fruit green (immature), obovoid-ellipsoid, 8-9 × 4-5 mm, not pruinose, style persistent and short; seeds 1. Fl. unknown, fr. Jul-Aug.

● Thickets; 2600-2700 m. Sichuan.