2566.010 Mahonia Nutt.

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Description of the genus

Similar to Berberis, differing in lacking the spiny shoots, in having pinnate leaves and many-flowered racemes or panicles.

Derivation of name: After Bernard M'Mahon, 1775-1816, American horticulturalist.

Worldwide: c. 100 species from the Himalayas to Japan and Sumatra; also N and C America

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

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SpeciesContent
bealei (Fortune) Carrière
lomariifolia Takeda

Other sources of information about Mahonia:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Mahonia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Mahonia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Mahonia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Mahonia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Mahonia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Mahonia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1687, retrieved 24 November 2014

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