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Berberis pectinata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RANUNCULALES BERBERIDACEAE

Scientific Name: Berberis pectinata
Species Authority: Hieron.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Annotations:
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)
Justification:
A shrub endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from two collections from the nineteenth century with scarce locality information. One has no information and the other mentions Pango-Papallacta. The only type was apparently destroyed in the Berlin herbarium during the Second World War, but there are photos in two US museums. This name needs critical taxonomic evaluation before its conservation status can be determined. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorian museums.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Berberis pectinatais known only from two collections, one of which was from Chimorazo province.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Unknown.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Taxonomic evaluation of this species is required before a conservation assessment can be made.

Citation: Ulloa Ulloa, C. & Pitman, N. 2003. Berberis pectinata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 November 2014.
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