family Berberidaceae


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Noun1.family Berberidaceae - shrubs or herbsfamily Berberidaceae - shrubs or herbs      
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
order Ranales, order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales - herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae
Berberis, genus Berberis - large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old Worlds
Epimedium, genus Epimedium - herbaceous perennials of Mediterranean to India and eastern Asia
genus Mahonia, Mahonia - evergreen shrubs and small trees of North and Central America and Asia
genus Podophyllum, Podophyllum - perennial rhizomatous herbs
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Berberis lycium commonly known as Barberry is the member of the genus Berberis belongs to family Berberidaceae (Sabir et al., 2013).
In this paper we studied alkaloid-containing species of European barberry Berberis vulgaris from family Berberidaceae that contains more than 30 alkaloids [10, 11, 15] as well as 10 various phenolic compounds [11, 16].
Berberis is a large genus which belongs to the family Berberidaceae and includes over 400 species, such as Berberis aquifolium (Oregon grape), Berberis aristata (Indian barberry), Berberis thunbergii (red barberry), Berberis vulgaris (barberry) and Berberis orthobotrys (named "ishkeen" in Pakistan).