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 North and Central America

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

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bealei (Fortune) Carrière
lomariifolia Takeda

Other sources of information about Mahonia:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Mahonia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Mahonia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Mahonia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Mahonia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Mahonia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Mahonia
JSTOR Plant Science: Mahonia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Mahonia
Plants of the World Online: Mahonia
Tropicos: Mahonia
Wikipedia: Mahonia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Mahonia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1687, retrieved 25 April 2024

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