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Berberis amabilis (Berberis amabilis)


Berberis amabilis is a shrub native to Yunnan and Myanmar (Burma). It grows at elevations of 1800–3300 m. Berberis amabilis is an evergreen shrub up to 2 m tall, with spines along the younger branches. Leaves are lanceolate, up to 8 cm long. Flowers are produced in groups of as many as 25. Berries are ellipsoid, nearly black, up to 8 mm long.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Ranunculales

            • Family: Berberidaceae

              • Genus: Berberis