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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Nepal to N. Myanmar and S. Tibet.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet

Berberis hookeri Lem. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 10, 1928 Hooker [255], Sikkim K000644893 Unknown type material

First published in Ill. Hort. 6: t. 207 (1859)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1984). Flora of Bhutan 1(2): 189-462. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Harber, J. (2020). The Berberis of China and Vietnam: A Revision: 1-359. Missouri Botanical Garden Press.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Adhikari, B., Pendry, C.A., Pennington, R.T. & Milne, R.I. (2012). A revision of Berberis s.s. (Berberidaceae) in Nepal Edinburgh Journal of Botany 69: 477-522.

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0