Berchemia lineata

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Berchemia lineata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rhamnaceae
Genus: Berchemia
Species: B. lineata
Binomial name
Berchemia lineata
(L.) DC.

Berchemia lineata is a climbing plant in the family Rhamnaceae. It occurs naturally in dry thickets in the rainshadows of the central Asian mountains. B. lineata is found from northern China to Nepal, but is also cultivated in gardens.


It is a medicinal plant of the Chinese traditional medicine.[citation needed] Berchemia giraldiana Schneid. is used similarly.


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