Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Ranunculales Berberidaceae

Scientific Name: Berberis hyperythra
Species Authority: Diels

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ulloa Ulloa, C. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A shrub endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from one 1933 collection from Tipococha, which was destroyed in the Berlin herbarium during the Second World War. The name needs critical taxonomic evaluation before the species' conservation status can be determined. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorian museums.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Berberis hyperythra is known only from the type collection from Chimborazo province.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Unknown.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Taxonomic research is required on this species before a conservation assessment can be carried out.

Citation: Ulloa Ulloa, C. & Pitman, N. 2003. Berberis hyperythra. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43184A10778136. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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