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214. Berberis concolor W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 11: 199. 1919.

同色小檗 tong se xiao bo

Shrubs, deciduous, 1.5-2 m tall. Branches pale yellow or dark gray, subterete, sometimes very sparsely verruculose; shoots brownish yellow or dark red, slightly sulcate; spines 3-fid, concolorous, 1.5-2.5 cm. Leaves subsessile; leaf blade abaxially pale green, adaxially green, narrowly obovate or obovate, 1-2.7 cm × 3-9 mm, thickly papery, abaxially not pruinose, midvein obviously raised, adaxially with flat midvein, lateral veins 3-5 pairs, both surfaces with distinctly raised, much-branched lateral veins, reticulate veins conspicuous, base cuneate, margin entire, occasionally 1-3-spinose-serrate on each side, apex obtuse. Inflorescence a panicle, 10-20-flowered, 3-7 cm; bracts lanceolate, 1-2.5 mm. Pedicels 6-7 mm, glabrous. Sepals in 2 whorls; outer sepals broadly ovate, 2.5-3 × 2-2.5 mm; inner sepals obovate, 4-4.5 × 3-3.5 mm. Petals obovate, ca. 3.5 × 2.5 mm, base shortly clawed, with separate glands, apex slightly incised. Stamens ca. 3 mm; anther connective slightly prolonged, truncate. Ovules 1 or 2. Berry dark red to red-purple, ellipsoid, 7-8 × 5-6 mm, slightly blue pruinose, with short style. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jul-Aug.

● Thickets; 2300-3600 m. Yunnan.


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