Berberis chitria Buch.-Ham. ex Lindl.

Nepal Barberry

Leaves

Leaves

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Family: Berberidaceae

Genus: Berberis

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Size: To 13' tall

Exposure: Part Shade, Shade

Description: 

Leaves to 2.5" long. Stems dark red-brown. Yellow flowers, tinged with red, in spring followed by red-brown berries, 1/2" long and 1/4" wide.

History: 

Published in Bot. Reg. 9: 729 in 1823.

Native to Bhutan, India and Nepal.

From Bot. Reg. A species placed upon the records of the vegetable system from native samples in the Lambertian Herbarium, collected by Dr. Hamilton in Nepal.

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