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Mahonia japonica fruit
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Berberidaceae
Genus: Mahonia

About 70 species Mahonia with berries. ... Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Divisions Land plants (embryophytes) Non-vascular plants (bryophytes) Marchantiophyta - liverworts Anthocerotophyta - hornworts Bryophyta - mosses Vascular plants (tracheophytes) Lycopodiophyta - clubmosses Equisetophyta - horsetails Pteridophyta - true ferns Psilotophyta - whisk ferns Ophioglossophyta - adderstongues Seed plants (spermatophytes) †Pteridospermatophyta - seed ferns Pinophyta - conifers Cycadophyta - cycads Ginkgophyta - ginkgo Gnetophyta - gnetae Magnoliophyta - flowering plants Adiantum pedatum (a... Classes Magnoliopsida - Dicots Liliopsida - Monocots The flowering plants (also angiosperms or Magnoliophyta) are one of the major groups of modern plants, comprising those that produce seeds in specialized reproductive organs called flowers, where the ovulary or carpel is enclosed. ... Orders see text Dicotyledons or dicots are flowering plants whose seed contains two embryonic leaves or cotyledons. ... Families See text The Ranunculales are an order of flowering plants, which belong among the basal eudicots. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Thomas Nuttall (January 5, 1786 - September 10, 1859) was an English botanist and zoologist, who lived and worked in America from 1808 until 1842. ...

Mahonia is a genus of about 70 species of evergreen shrubs in the family Berberidaceae, native to eastern Asia, the Himalayas, North America and Central America. They are closely related to the genus Berberis, and included within that genus by some botanists; they are distinguished from Berberis by their large, pinnate leaves 10-50 cm long with 5-15 leaflets, and flowers in longer (5-20 cm long) racemes. A Silver Fir shoot showing three successive years of retained leaves In botany, an evergreen plant is a plant which retains its leaves year-round, with each leaf persisting for more than 12 months. ... A willow shrub A shrub or bush is a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category of woody plant, distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, usually less than 6 m tall. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... World map showing Asia (geographically) Asia is the central and eastern part of Eurasia and worlds largest continent. ... The Himalaya is a mountain range in Asia, separating the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is a continent in the northern hemisphere bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the... Central America is the region of North America located between the southern border of Mexico and the northwest border of Colombia, in South America. ... Species About 450-500; see text Berberis thunbergii shoot with fruit Berberis is a genus of about 450-500 species of deciduous and evergreen shrubs from 1-5 m tall with thorny shoots, native to the temperate and subtropical regions of Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and South America. ... Botany is the scientific study of plant life. ... In botany, a leaf is an above-ground plant organ specialized for photosynthesis. ... Wildflowers Flower (Latin flos, floris; French fleur), a term popularly used for the bloom or blossom of a plant, is the reproductive structure of those plants classified as angiosperms (flowering plants; Division Magnoliophyta). ... This inflorescence of the terrestrial orchid Spathoglottis plicata is a typical raceme. ...

The type species of the genus is Mahonia aquifolium, the Oregon-grape from the Pacific coast of North America. Binomial name Mahonia aquifolium (Pursh) Nutt. ... The Pacific Coast is any coast fronting the Pacific Ocean. ...

Several are popular garden shrubs, grown for their ornamental leaves, yellow flowers in winter, and blue-black berries. The berries are edible, and rich in vitamin C, though with a very sharp flavour. Part of a garden in Bristol, England A flower bed in the gardens of Bristol Zoo, England Checkered flower bed in Tours, France A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. ... Several types of berries from the market, but none of these are true berries. ... Vitamin C is a water-soluble nutrient essential for life, used by the human body for many purposes. ...

Selected species

North and Central America    
  • Mahonia aquifolium
  • Mahonia arguta
  • Mahonia dictyota
  • Mahonia eutriphylla
  • Mahonia fremontii
  • Mahonia gracilis
  • Mahonia haematocarpa
  • Mahonia nervosa
  • Mahonia nevinii
  • Mahonia pinnata
  • Mahonia pumila
  • Mahonia repens
  • Mahonia swaseyi
  • Mahonia toluacensis
  • Mahonia trifolia
  • Mahonia trifoliolata
  • Mahonia bealei
  • Mahonia bodinieri
  • Mahonia bracteolata
  • Mahonia breviracema
  • Mahonia conferta
  • Mahonia confusa
  • Mahonia decipiens
  • Mahonia duclouxiana
  • Mahonia eurybracteata
  • Mahonia fordii
  • Mahonia fortunei
  • Mahonia gracillipes
  • Mahonia hancockiana
  • Mahonia japonica
  • Mahonia leptodonta
  • Mahonia lomariifolia
  • Mahonia longibracteata
  • Mahonia mairei
  • Mahonia monyulensis
  • Mahonia napaulensis
  • Mahonia nitens
  • Mahonia oiwakensis
  • Mahonia setosa
  • Mahonia sheniii
  • Mahonia sheridaniana
  • Mahonia siamensis
  • Mahonia taroneasis
  • Mahonia veitchiorum
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