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Bodinier's Beautyberry
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Verbenaceae
Genus: Callicarpa
Species: C. bodinieri
Binomial name
Callicarpa bodinieri
H. Léveillé

Bodinier's Beautyberry (Callicarpa bodinieri) is an ornamental shrub. It is grown in gardens for its decorative purple light-berries. While the berries are not poisonous, they are very bitter. Wild life will not eat them until there are no other available food sources. This species is more tolerant to cold than the American beautyberry. It is native to China.

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Up to date as of January 23, 2010

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Callicarpa bodinieri


Classification System: APG II (down to family level)

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiospermae
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids I
Ordo: Lamiales
Familia: Verbenaceae
Genus: Callicarpa
Species: Callicarpa bodinieri
Varieties: C. bodinieri var. giraldii


Callicarpa bodinieri H.Lev.


  • Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis. Centralblatt für Sammlung und Veroffentlichung von Einzeldiagnosen neuer Pflanzen. [Edited by Friedrich Fedde]. Berlin 9:456. 1911
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]
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