175. Berberis anhweiensis Ahrendt, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 57: 185. 1961.
安徽小檗 an hui xiao bo
Shrubs, deciduous, 1-2 m tall. Branches grayish yellow or pale yellow, angulate, sparsely black verruculose; shoots dark purple; internodes 2-4 cm; spines simple or 3-fid, 1-1.5 cm. Petiole 5-15 mm; leaf blade abaxially pale green, adaxially deep green, suborbicular or broadly elliptic, 2-6 × 1.5-3 cm, thinly papery, both surfaces glabrous, abaxially slightly pruinose, midvein and lateral veins obviously raised, adaxially with raised midvein and lateral veins, both surfaces with conspicuous reticulate veins, base contracted to petiole, margin 15-40-spinose-serrate on each side, apex rounded, obtuse. Inflorescence a raceme, 10-27-flowered, 3-7.5 cm including peduncle 1-1.5 cm, glabrous; bracts ca. 1 mm. Pedicels 4-7 mm, glabrous; bractlets ovate, ca. 1 mm. Sepals in 2 whorls; outer sepals oblong, 2.5-3 × 1.3-1.5 mm; inner sepals obovate, ca. 4.5 × 3 mm. Petals elliptic, 4.8-5 × ca. 2.5 mm, base cuneate, with separate glands, apex entire. Stamens ca. 3 mm; anther connective not prolonged, truncate. Ovules 2. Berry red, ellipsoid or obovoid, ca. 9 × 6 mm, not pruinose, style not persistent. Fl. Apr-Jun, fr. Jul-Oct. 2n = 28*.
● Thickets, forests, roadsides; 400-1800 m. Anhui, Hubei, Zhejiang.