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203. Berberis prattii C. K. Schneider in Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 1: 376. 1913.

短锥花小檗 duan zhui hua xiao bo

Berberis aggregata C. K. Schneider var. prattii (C. K. Schneider) C. K. Schneider; B. oblanceolata (C. K. Schneider) Ahrendt; B. polyantha Hemsley var. oblanceolata C. K. Schneider; B. prattii var. laxipendula Ahrendt; B. prattii var. recurvata C. K. Schneider.

Shrubs, deciduous, 2-3 m tall. Branches pale yellow, angulate, sparsely verruculose, sometimes puberulous; shoots purplish red, puberulous; spines simple or 3-fid, weak, brownish yellow, terete, 5-15 mm. Petiole 1-3 mm; leaf blade abaxially grayish green, adaxially yellow-green, sometimes shiny, obovate-elliptic or obovate, 1-3(-4) × 0.5-1.5 cm, papery, abaxially initially pruinose, often ultimately not pruinose, closely papillose, midvein slightly raised, adaxially with slightly raised or flat midvein, both surfaces with obviously raised reticulate veins, base cuneate or attenuate, margin entire, apex rounded or obtuse. Inflorescence a panicle, 15-80-flowered, 5-15 cm, narrow, glabrous or puberulous; bracts 1-2.5 mm. Pedicels 2.5-4 mm, glabrous; bractlets absent. Sepals in 3 whorls; outer sepals lanceolate, 4-5 × 1.2-2 mm, apex acuminate; median sepals ovate-lanceolate, 4-5 × 1.5-2 mm, apex subacuminate; inner sepals obovate, ca. 5.5 × 4 mm. Petals narrowly obovate, ca. 4.5 × 2.3 mm, base clawed, with separate oblong glands, apex emarginate, lobes acute. Stamens ca. 2.5 mm; anther connective prolonged, obtuse. Ovules 2, sessile. Berry shiny, pink, ovoid, ca. 6.5 × 4.5 mm, not pruinose, style not persistent. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Sep-Oct.

● Thickets; 2100-3400 m. Sichuan, Xizang.


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