Berberis dictyoneura Schneid.

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'Berberis dictyoneura' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/berberis/berberis-dictyoneura/). Accessed 2020-10-28.

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apex
(pl. apices) Tip. apical At the apex.
glabrous
Lacking hairs smooth. glabrescent Becoming hairless.
raceme
Unbranched inflorescence with flowers produced laterally usually with a pedicel. racemose In form of raceme.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Berberis dictyoneura' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/berberis/berberis-dictyoneura/). Accessed 2020-10-28.

A deciduous shrub to 5 ft high; young shoots green and glabrous, becoming grey and slightly warted. Spines three-parted, up to 45 in. long. Leaves to 112 in. long, obovate, rounded at the apex, tapered at the base to a short stalk, prominently net-veined, dull grey-green above, yellow-green below, edged with numerous spiny teeth. Flowers up to 25 in. across, borne six to fourteen together in a short raceme or more or less clustered. Berries usually egg-shaped, pink, 13 in. long, with one or two seeds.

Native of China, introduced by Wilson in 1910 from the Min valley in W. Szechwan, under his No. 4633.

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