Berberis

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Berberis
Berberis darwinii shoot with flowers
Berberis thunbergii shoot with fruit
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Berberidaceae
Genus: Berberis
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Berberis or Barberry is a genus of shrub, usually with spines and yellow flowers and red or blackish berries. It is used for medicines.[1]

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Barberry". Merriam-Webster Dictionary. http://mw1.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barberry. Retrieved 2007-1-6.