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Taxon: Berberis darwinii Hook.

Genus: Berberis
Family: Berberidaceae subfamily: Berberidoideae tribe: Berberideae subtribe: Berberidinae.
Nomen number: 6845
Place of publication: Icon. Pl. 7: t. 672. 1844
Name verified on: 22-Jan-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 16-Aug-2006
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • Darwin's barberry   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • berbére   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Ireland; United Kingdom
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [w.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Ahrendt, L. W. A. 1961. Berberis and Mahonia a taxonomic revision. J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 57:250–251.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Schick, M. M. 1980. Flora del parque nacional Puyehue.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
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Images:

More:
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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?6845 (25 July 2014)

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