Ilex purpurea

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Ilex purpurea
Ilex chinensis6.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Aquifoliales
Family: Aquifoliaceae
Genus: Ilex
Species: I. purpurea
Binomial name
Ilex purpurea
  • Ilex chinensis auct.
  • Ilex oldhamii Miq.
  • Ilex purpurea var. oldhamii (Miq.) Loes.[1]

Ilex purpurea is a species of holly, a flowering plant in the family Aquifoliaceae.

Medicinal uses[edit]

It is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine, where it has the name dōng qīng (Chinese: ).

See also[edit]