Plant Aliens 3B Group 6

Secondary 3 Science (Biology)

Mini-project on Chinese Medicinal Herbs

Information sheet

Class 3B
Class No. and Name Sze Hugo (24)
Year: 2018-2019

Instruction: Type in useful information in the space provided.

Chinese name: 海島十大功勞
Family Name (科名): BERBERIDACEAE
Scientific name (學名): Mahonia oiwakensis Hayata
Common name (俗名): Island Mahonia
習性: 灌木 Growth habit: shrub
葉: 葉長圓狀橢圓形,長15-42厘米,寬8-15厘米 Leaf: The leaf is in an oval shape. Its length is 15-42 cm and its width is 8-15 cm
花: 繁華黃花,有孔雀開屏的氣焰 Flower: It is yellow
果: 果初生粉綠,成熟轉成粉紫藍 Fruit: They are egg-shaped, dark blue, sometimes almost black, up to 8 mm long
性味功能 它味道酸酸的,像在吃黑加侖子一般 Properties It has an acid flavor, which tastes like blackcurrant
主治 它主要是治療消化不良的問題 Treats Its current herbal use is mainly in the treatment of gastritis and general digestive weakness
知多一點點: 它的樹皮內層可以獲得一些黃色的染料 More to learn: The inner bark of the plant can obtained some yellow dye

Useful Link:

Topics Hyperlinks
Plants for a future
HK nature treasures
Hong Kong herberium


(Beginner) Q1 What is the scientific name of this plant? Answer: Mahonia oiwakensis Hayata
(Elementary) Q2 Where can you find this plant mostly? Answer: In forest or by streams
(Advanced) Q3 Which country can find this plant? Answer: Taiwan and China

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Alien’s name: 高音譜號