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Berberis dictyophylla (Berberis dictyophylla)


Berberis dictyophylla, the netleaf barberry, is a deciduous shrub in the genus Berberis which is native to Western China (Qinghai, Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan). Berberis dictyophylla grows to 150 cm in height. The young shoots are covered in a white bloom and bear branching spines. The obovate leaves turn red or yellow in Autumn. The plant bears solitary pale yellow flowers. Berries egg-shaped, reddish, often with a white bloom, up to 15 mm long.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Ranunculales

            • Family: Berberidaceae

              • Genus: Berberis