Chitra (Berberis aristata)
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A yellow dye is obtained from the root and the stem[46, 61, 272].
An important source of dyestuff and tannin, it is perhaps one of the best tannin dyes available in India.
The wood is used as a fuel. The spiny branches are used for making fencing around fields.
Cultivation & Habitat
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