genus Mahonia


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Noun1.genus Mahonia - evergreen shrubs and small trees of North and Central America and Asiagenus Mahonia - evergreen shrubs and small trees of North and Central America and Asia
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
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They, as well as all the simple leaves of ordinary appearance, are articulated with the petiole, and are therefore compound leaves reduced to a single foliole; whence the supposed genus Mahonia does not differ essentially from Berberis in foliage more than in fructification".