Berberis candidula

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Berberis candidula
Berberis candidula 2016-04-19 7694.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Berberidaceae
Genus: Berberis
Species: B. candidula
Binomial name
Berberis candidula
  • Berberis hookeri Lemaire var. candidula C. K. Schneider

Berberis candidula is a species of plant in the Berberidaceae family. It is endemic to China, native to the provinces of Hubei and Sichuan.[2]

Berberis candidula is an evergreen shrub up to 1m tall, with spines along the younger shoots. Leaves are simple, shiny, up to 20 mm long. Flowers are solitary, yellowish-red. Berries are ellipsoid, up to 10 mm long.[2][4]