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201. Berberis luhuoensis T. S. Ying, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 37: 323. 1999.

炉霍小檗 lu huo xiao bo

Shrubs, deciduous, ca. 1.2 m tall. Branches dark gray, angulate, sparsely black verruculose; spines simple or 3-fid, yellow-brown, ca. 1 cm, sometimes absent. Petiole 2-6 mm; leaf blade abaxially yellow-green, adaxially deep green, obovate or obovate-elliptic, (1.5-)2-4 × 0.8-2 cm, papery, abaxially not pruinose, midvein and lateral veins obviously raised, adaxially with slightly impressed midvein, lateral veins slightly raised, both surfaces with conspicuous reticulate veins, base attenuate, margin 2-16-spinose-serrate on each side, sometimes entire, apex rounded or obtuse. Inflorescence a panicle, 30-60-flowered, to 13 cm including peduncle ca. 4.5 cm, sometimes with few fascicled flowers at base; rachis and peduncle puberulous. Pedicels 2-3 mm, glabrous; bractlets lanceolate, 2.5-3.2 mm. Sepals in 3 whorls; outer sepals narrowly elliptic, 2.8-3.1 × 1.2-1.5 mm; median sepals elliptic, ca. 4 × 2.3 mm; inner sepals suborbicular, ca. 4 × 3.1 mm. Petals elliptic, base clawed, with separate elliptic glands, apex emarginate, lobes acute. Stamens ca. 2.2 mm; anther connective not prolonged, truncate. Ovules 2, shortly funiculate. Berry oblong, 7-8 × 2-2.1 mm, slightly pruinose, style not persistent. Fl. Jul, fr. Aug.

● Slopes of plateaus, valleys; 2100-3100 m. Sichuan.


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