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Berberis fortunei Lindl.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Berberis L. (メギ)
Hosobahi-iraginanten (ホソバヒイラギナンテン, 細葉柊南天), Chinese mahonia, fortune's mahonia or holly grape
Life form: evergreen shrub, wkth 0.5-4 m tall
Distribution: endemic to China and Taiwan

→ imported to Japan after Meiji Era 明治時代

Habitat: forests, scrub thickets, roadsides, along streams, margins of cultivated fields
Leaf: odd-pinnately compound and alternately arranged
Seed dispersal: rounded purple-blue berry → animal
Utilization: park tree, gardening, etc. Synonyms:

Mahonia fortunei (Lindl.) Fedde ex C. K. Schneid.

索引

Berberis thunbergii in Japan


ST1 ST2 ST3
[1-3] in the Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho (→ biotope, corridor) on November 24 2017.

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