8. Mahonia subimbricata Chun & F. Chun, J. Arnold Arbor. 29: 420. 1948.
靖西十大功劳 jing xi shi da gong lao
Berberis subimbricata (Chun & F. Chun) Laferrière.
Shrubs, ca. 1.5 m tall. Leaves abaxially ± shiny, yellowish green, adaxially dull, elliptic to oblanceolate, 12-22 × 3-5 cm; leaflets 8-13 pairs, close or overlapping, lowest pair 5-10 mm above base of petiole, abaxially initially slightly grayish pruinose, adaxial primary veins 3, slightly impressed, veinlets obscure; rachis 2-3 mm in diam.; internodes 1-2 cm, slightly decreasing in length apically; leaflets ovate to narrowly ovate, lowermost much smaller than others and with only 1 or 2 teeth on each side, gradually larger apically, 1.5-3.5 × 1-1.5 cm, base rounded or subcordate, margin with 2-7 teeth on each side, apex acute, sharply cuspidate; terminal leaflet oblong-ovate, 3-5 cm, base rounded or subcordate, apex acuminate, petiolule ca. 0.5 cm. Inflorescence 9-13-fascicled racemes, 5-9 cm; bracts of inflorescence ovate, 1.2-1.5 cm × 5-8 mm. Pedicel 2.2-3 mm; floral bracts ovate-oblong, 2-3 × 1.2-1.5 mm. Sepals yellow; outer sepals broadly ovate, ca. 2 × 1.5 mm; median sepals oblong-ovate, ca. 3 × 2 mm; inner sepals oblong-obovate, ca. 3 × 2 mm. Petals yellow, narrowly elliptic, ca. as long as inner sepals or slightly shorter, base with distinct glands, apex entire, obtuse. Stamens ca. 2.5 mm; anther connective prolonged, obtuse. Ovary ca. 2 mm; ovules 1 or 2. Berry black, pruinose, obovoid, ca. 8 × 5 mm. Fl. Sep-Nov, fr. Nov-May.
● Thickets, woodlands; ca. 1900 m. Guangxi, Yunnan.