- Flower nameMahonia mairei
- Scientific nameMahonia mairei
- Place of originEast Asia and southern China
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What is Mahonia mairei
Mahonia mairei (scientific name: Mahonia mairei) is a small deciduous shrub of the genus holly Mahonia in the family Berberidaceaee, native to East Asia and southern China. It grows naturally on subalpine to alpine mountain slopes. The tree is about 2 m tall and has odd pinnate compound leaves that are cortical, with spiny serrations on the leaf margins. It produces numerous small yellow flowers in panicles, followed by dark purple berries. The genus name "Mahonia" is a dedication to the American horticulturist Dr. Bernard MacMahon.
Common name: Mahonia mairei, scientific name: Mahonia mairei, Origin: East Asia to Yunnan Province in southwestern China, Height: 2 m, Base of leaves: sharply spined, Phyllotaxis: alternate or bunching, Leaf shape: oddly shaped leaf base: alternate or bunching, leaf shape: odd pinnate compound, leaf length: 20-70 cm, leaf margin: serrate, leaf color: green to red, inflorescence shape: raceme, flowering site: short branch, flower color: yellow, flowering season: March-April, corolla diameter: 0.6 cm, sepal: 6, petals: 6, stamens: 6, pistils: 1, fruit time: October-November, fruit type: liquid fruit, fruit color Fruit color: dark purple; fruit shape: oblong; fruit length: 0.5-0.8 cm; uses: garden plant, potted plant, cut flower.