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Berberis L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 18 August 2017


  1. Berberis barandana Vidal, Rev. Pl. Vasc. Filip. (1886) 45; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 143; --Type: Vidal 1911 (K, lecto; A, MA, isolecto), Luzon: Mountain Province, Lepanto, Nov-1884. Endemic to Philippines. LUZON: Mountain Province, Benguet, NEGROS. Thickets, ravines, and in the mossy forest, 1600-2900m. Conservation status: Vulnerable (Yu & Chung 2014; DAO 2017-11). Photos
  2. Berberis philippinensis (Takeda) Laferr. Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 82 (1997) 98; --Mahonia philippinensis Takeda, Not.Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 6 (Jan. 1917) 244, t. 32, 36, Fig. 218-222; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 144; --Type: R.S. Williams1460 (PNH, destroyed; GH, NMNH, NYBG), Luzon, Benguet, Baguio, 13-Nov-1904. Throughout SE Asia toTaiwan, Sumatra, Java, Philippines. LUZON: Mountain Province, Benguet. Damp thickets on limestone, 1400-1800m.

Mahonia Nutt. = Berberis


Backer, CA & RC Bakhuizen van den Brink. 1965. Flora of Java 1: 149-151.

DENR Administrative Order. 2017. Updated national list of threatened Philippine plants and their categories. DAO 2017-11

Steenis, CGGJ van. 1972. The Mountain Flora of Java, Plate 7.

Yu, C-C & K-F Chung. 2014. Systematics of Berberis sect. Wallichianae (Berberidaceae) of Taiwan and Luzon with description of three new species, B. schaaliae, B. ravenii, and B. pengii. Phytotaxa 184: 61-99.

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