Mahonia Nutt.
  • Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 211–212. 1818.

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General Information

Shrubs or small trees, evergreen, 0.3-8 m tall. Spines absent. Leaves imparipinnate, alternate, sessile or petiolate; petiole to 14 cm; leaflets 3-41; lateral leaflets usually sessile; terminal leaflet sessile or petiolulate; margins of leaflets entire, variously toothed, or with coarse or fine serrations. Inflorescence terminal, of (1-)3-18-fascicled simple or branched racemes or panicles, 3-35 cm, subtended by leafletlike bracts. Pedicel 1.5-24 mm, subtending bract shorter or longer than pedicel. Flowers yellow, with 3 whorls of sepals and 1 whorl of petals, with or without glands at base of petals. Anther connective not prolonged, apiculate or conspicuously prolonged. Ovary ellipsoid; ovules 1-7; styles absent or to 3 mm, persistent on mature fruit. Fruit berries, bluish or black, often glaucous. Seeds 1-7.

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