India (West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh), Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar [Burma]
(Kachin)
as per Catalogue of Life;


Evergreen shrub, 1.5-2m; stems yellow or puriplish, unarmed or with a few weak spines 5-7mm.Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, 9-15 x 2-6cm, acuminate, base attenuate, subpetiolate, margins spinose-dentate, veins prominent beneath. Flowers 5-numerous in axilllary fascicles;pedicles 1-1.5cm.Sepals gradually increasing in size,outer broadly ovate, c 2 x 2mm, innermost elliptic, c 7 x 4mm. Petals obovate, c 6 x 3.5mm.Berries ellipsoid,c 8 x 5mm,black.

Fl. May.
Margins of broad -leaved forests.
(attributions- A.J.C. Grierson & D.G.Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE.1984 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)

 

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SK1190 10 JUNE 2018 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (8)- around 700 kb each. 

Location: Jaubari, Sandakphu, India
Date: 13 May 2018
Altitude: 10000 ft.
Habit : Wild
Berberis wallichiana DC. ??


Nice pictures!
It looks close to Berberis insignis Hook.f. & Thomson.
Spines are usually absent in B. insignis, and its leaves are larger than B. wallichiana.


Thank you … for the ID.  At least one B. insignis from India.

Nepali Name : चुत्रो Chutro


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