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Berberidaceae

Berberis actinacantha Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f.

Place of Publication

Syst. Veg. 7: 12 (1829)

Type citation

Chile. "Baths of Collina," Macrae s.n. (holotype, BR!, = ASU photo!; isotype, G!).

Synonyms

Common names

  • michay (Navas (1976)) (Gay (1845))

References

  • Schultes & Schultes (1829)

    Schultes, J.A. and Schultes, J.H. 1829. Systema Vegetabilium 7(1): 12

  • Landrum (1999)

    Landrum, L.R. 1999. Revision of Berberis (Berberidaceae) in Chile and Adjacent Southern Argentina. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 84(4): 793-804

  • Marticorena & Rodríguez (2003)

    Marticorena , C. and Rodríguez , R. 2003. Flora de Chile, Vol. 2(2) Berberidaceae-Betulaceae. Universidad de Concepción

  • Francois (2004)

    Francois, J P 2004. Eslabones de una cadena rota: el caso del bosque relicto de Santa Inés. In F. A. Squeo, J. R. Gutiérrez e I. R. Hernández (Eds.), Historia Natural del Parque Nacional Bosque Fray Jorge, pp. 205-218. Ediciones de la Universidad de La Serena, La Serena.

Iconography

  • Landrum (1999): Figs. 2A, 3A & B, 6A, 9A & B

Regions

Antofagasta, Coquimbo, Valparaíso, Metropolitana, Del General Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins, Maule, Biobío, Araucanía, Los Lagos and Ñuble

Habitat

Desert, Desert fog oases (Lomas), Semidesert, Mediterranean, Mountain matorral & sclerophyllous forest, Temperate Forests and Relict coastal forest

Distribution and habitat

From Paposo (Region Antofagasta) to Temuco (Region Araucanía); from 100 to 1900 m. A shrub of sclerophyllous scrub vegetation of central Chile where it is locally abundant (Landrum, 1999). In the northern part of its range it often occurs on the summits of coastal mountains which are subject to coastal fog. Such locations include Parque Nacional Fray Jorge, Cerro Talinay, Santa Inés and El Boldo (Zapallar).

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Descriptions

  • Landrum (1999)
  • Marticorena & Rodríguez (2003)

Habit

Evergeen shrub to 1 m tall. Flowering mainly from August to November. Fruiting mainly November to December.

Key characteristics

Stigma sessile, stamens with tooth-like appendages; spines star-like or foliaceous; inflorescence a several-flowered umbel; leaves with toothed margins, smooth below, usually not glaucous below (Landrum, 1999).

Notes

Seed of this species is banked by the national seed bank of Chile, INIA.