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The Endemic Plants of Chile

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Ribes nemorosum Phil.

  1. Classified in >
  2. genus: Ribes >
  3. Family: Grossulariaceae

Place of Publication

Linnaea 28: 645 (1857a)


Common names

  • Zarzaparrilla


Shrub to 0.6 m tall


Valparaíso, Metropolitana, Del General Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins, Maule, Biobío, Araucanía and Ñuble

Distribution and habitat

Restricted to the Anes Cordillera of central Chile from Region V to Region VII. It grows on exposed rocky escarpments at an altutudinal range of between 1200 and 2342 m.


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  • Philippi R.A. (1857a)

    Philippi, R.A. 1857a. Plantarum novarum Chilensium centuria prima. Linnaea 28: 609-655, 661-752