Berberis amabilis

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Berberis amabilis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Berberidaceae
Genus: Berberis
B. amabilis
Binomial name
Berberis amabilis

Berberis amabilis var. holophylla C.Y.Wu & S.Y.Bao

Berberis amabilis is a shrub native to Yunnan and Myanmar (Burma). It grows at elevations of 1800–3300 m.[2]

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.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ The Plant List
  2. ^ a b Flora of China v 19 p 742
  3. ^ Camillo Karl Schneider. 1939. Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 46: 257.
  4. ^ Wu, Cheng-yi & Bao, Shi-ying. 1985. Bulletin of Botanical Research, Harbin 5(3): 5.