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Berberis pachyacantha subsp. zabeliana (Schneider) Jafri, stat. nov..

Vern.: Simlu, Simu.

Berberis pachyacantha subsp. zabeliana

Credit: Fauzia

  • Berberis zabeliana* Schneider

    Differs from the type subspecies by the smaller flowers on shorter pedicels (4-8 mm long), petals 3 mm long, c. 2 mm broad, slightly shorter than the inner sepals. Spines 1-3(-5)-fid, 5-10(-20) mm long, sometimes absent.

    Fl. Per.: April June.

    Type: Kashmir, Falconer 95(K).

    Distribution: Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kashmir.

    Looks very similar to Berberis brandisiana Ahrendt, but ovary only 2-ovuled. A plant of dry open places and gregarious.


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