Mahonia cardiophylla T.S. Ying & Boufford
  • Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin.


This taxon is accepted by Berberidaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Shrubs, 1-2 m tall. Leaves abaxially yellowish green, adaxially dull, elliptic, 20-40 × 8-15 cm, with 8-10 pairs of leaflets, lowest pair 1-1.5 cm above base of petiole, abaxially with raised veins, adaxially with conspicuously impressed veins; rachis 2-3 mm in diam.; internodes 2-4.5(-7) cm, decreasing in length apically; leaflets thickly leathery, lowest pair ovate, 2-3 × 1-2 cm, with 2 or 3 teeth, those above ovate to ovate-elliptic, 3-9 × 2-4 cm, base cordate or sometimes rounded, margin sometimes with 3-8 teeth on each side, apex cuspidate; terminal leaflet 4-7 × 2.3-3.5 cm, petiolule 1-2 cm. Inflorescence 5-13-fascicled racemes, 10-17 cm; bracts of inflorescence ovate, 1-2 cm × 6-10 mm. Pedicel 2.5-3 mm; floral bracts ovate-lanceolate, 3-5 × 1.2-2 mm. Sepals yellow; outer sepals triangular-ovate, 2.7-2.8 × 1.5-1.6 mm; median sepals ovate, 4.5-4.7 × 2.1-2.2 mm; inner sepals elliptic, 5-5.1 × 2.4-2.5 mm. Petals obovate, 4.3-4.5 × 2-2.3 mm, base with distinct glands, apex incised. Stamens ca. 3.2 mm; anther connective not prolonged, truncate. Ovary ca. 2.5 mm; ovules 2; style ca. 0.5 mm. Berry bluish purple, pruinose, ovoid, 7-10 × 4-7 mm; style persistent. Fl. Feb-Apr, fr. May-Jun.

 Information From

Berberidaceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
World Flora Online consortium
http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).