Berberis dictyophylla

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Berberidaceae
Genus: Berberis
Species: B. dictyophylla
Binomial name
Berberis dictyophylla
  • Berberis approximata var. campylogyna Ahrendt
  • Berberis dictyophylla var. campylogyna (Ahrendt) Ahrendt
  • Berberis dictyophylla var. epruinosa C.K.Schneid.

Berberis dictyophylla (netleaf barberry) is a deciduous shrub in the genus Berberis which is native to Western China (Qinghai, Sichuan, Xizang (= Tibet), Yunnan).[2]

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.[2][3][4][5]


  1. ^ The Plant List
  2. ^ a b Flora of China v 19 p 725
  3. ^ RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964. 
  4. ^ "RHS Plant Selector - Berberis dictyophilla". Retrieved 12 June 2013. 
  5. ^ Franchet, Adrien René. 1889. Plantae Delavayanae 39–40, pl. 11.

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