Mahonia napalensis DC.

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Synonym

Berberis nepalensis Spreng (in part).

Family

Berberidaceae.

Habitat

Temperate Himalayas from Garhwal to Bhutan at 1,350–2,700 m. and in Khasi Hills.

English

Holly Leaved Berberry.

Folk

Chhatri (Nepal), Haldia (Garhwal).

Action

Used as Berberis. Antiprolific, antipsoriatic, alterative, demulcent, diuretic, antidysenteric.

The plant gave tertiary aporphines, berberine and jatrorrhizine.