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141. Berberis pseudoamoena T. S. Ying in S. Y. Jin & Y. L. Chen, Cat. Type Spec. Herb. China (Suppl. II). 55. 2007.

假美丽小檗 jia mei li xiao bo

Shrubs, deciduous, 0.4-2 m tall. Branches dark gray or dark purplish red, sulcate, black verruculose; spines 3-fid, yellow-brown, 5-10 mm. Leaves subsessile; leaf blade abaxially pale gray, adaxially green, oblanceolate or narrowly elliptic, 1-2 × 0.3-0.4 cm, papery, abaxially not pruinose, midvein conspicuously raised, lateral veins distinct, adaxially with slightly raised midvein and lateral veins, both surfaces with conspicuous reticulate veins, base cuneate, margin slightly thickened, entire or 1-5-spinose-serrate on each side, apex acute or acuminate, occasionally rounded, obtuse. Inflorescence an umbellate raceme, 3-6-flowered, 2.5-5 cm including peduncle 1.5-3 cm; bracts leaflike, ca. 1.3 cm. Pedicels 4-8 mm, glabrous; bractlets lanceolate, ca. 3 mm. Sepals in 3 whorls; outer sepals lanceolate, 3-3.1 × 1-1.2 mm; median sepals obovate, 4.5-4.9 × 3.1-3.5 mm; inner sepals elliptic, 5-5.5 × 3.2-4 mm. Petals obovate, 4-4.2 × 3-3.2 mm, base attenuate, not clawed, with separate glands, apex emarginate or entire, rounded, obtuse. Stamens ca. 2 mm; anther connective apiculate. Ovules 1-3. Fruit stalk to 1.2 cm; berry oblong, 10-12 × 3-5 mm, contracted below middle, not pruinose, style not persistent; seeds 2 or 3. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Aug-Sep.

● Alpine thickets, roadsides, weedy places on mountain summits; 2900-3500 m. Sichuan.


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