Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Ranunculales Berberidaceae

Scientific Name: Berberis pavoniana
Species Authority: Ahrendt

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 a specimen collected in 1825 in the paramo de Tiopullo. Its confusing taxonomy does not allow an evaluation of its real distribution or its conservation status. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorian museums.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Berberis pavoniana is known only from the type specimen, collected from Pichancha province.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: High altitude paramos (3,500–4,000 m).
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 pavoniana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43190A10779304. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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