Berberis nilghiriensis Ahrendt



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Nilgiri hills, Tamil Nadu, India


Biology & Ecology










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World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Berberis nilghiriensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32498A9705746. Downloaded on 21 November 2016.


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