Mahonia acanthifolia Wall. ex G.Don

 
  • Family : BERBERIDACEAE
    (Barberry family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DARHALDI FAMILY (दर हल्दी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Berberidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Berberis acanthifolia Wall. ex Walp.; Berberis annamica (Gagnep.) Laferr.; Berberis borealis (Takeda) Laferr.; Berberis borealis var. parryi (Ahrendt) Laferr.; Berberis dolichostylis (Takeda) Laferr; Berberis tsailunii Laferr.; Mahonia acanthifolia Wall. ex G.Don; Mahonia annamica Gagnep.; Mahonia borealis Takeda; Mahonia borealis var. perryi Ahrendt; Mahonia dolichostylis Takeda; Mahonia duclouxiana Gagnep.; Mahonia flavida C.K.Schneid.; Mahonia griffithii Takeda; Mahonia intermedia Dupuis; Mahonia leschenaultii (Wall. ex Wight & Arn.) Anon.; Mahonia mairei Takeda; Mahonia manipurensis Takeda; Mahonia nepalensis DC. ex Dippel; Mahonia pomensis Ahrendt; Mahonia salweenensis Ahrendt; Mahonia siamensis Takeda; Mahonia sikkimensis Takedaduclouxiana (Gagnep.) Laferr.; Berberis duclouxiana var. hilaica (Ahrendt) Laferr.; Berberis flavida (C.K.Schneid.) Laferr.; Berberis flavida var. integrifoliola (Hand.-Mazz.) Laferr.; Berberis gautamae Laferr.; Berberis griffithii (Takeda) Laferr.; Berberis leschenaultii Wall. ex Wight & Arn.; Berberis longlinensis (Y.S.Wang & P.G.Xiao) Laferr.; Berberis manipurensis (Takeda) Laferr.; Berberis pomensis (Ahrendt) Laferr; Berberis salweenensis (Ahrendt) Laferr.; Berberis siamensis (Takeda) Laferr.; Berberis tsailunii Laferr.;
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Berberis napaulensis (DC.) Spreng.
  • Common name : Nepal Barberry, Toda plant
  • Vernacular name :
    • Tarike (Kannada)
    • Maramanjal, Manjanathi, Mullukadambu, Mullumanjanathi, Mullumanjanathi (Malayalam)
    • Jamaane Maandro, Daaruhaldee, Kanchan (Nepali)
    • Mullumanjanathi (Tamil)
    • Yaiganmachurong (Tangkhul)
  • Habit : Shrub or Small tree
  • Habitat : Oak, Rhododendron and forest edges, altitude 1500-3400 m; Broad leaved temperate forests; Shola
  • Key identification features : Shrub, 2.5 -3.5 m high; Leaflets elliptic-oblong; Flowers in axillary or terminal racemes, 5-6 mm across, yellow; Berries ellipsoid, 1-1 .5 cm long, blue when ripe.
  • Flower, Fruit : November- July
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bangalore
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • West Bengal : West Bengal
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Subansiri district
    • Assam : Assam
  • Native : China, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 71
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 327-328
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 141
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Mahonia acanthifolia. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

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