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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Europe to NE. Tropical Africa.
Ephedra foeminea

[EDGE]

Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

Conservation
Ephedra foeminea is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.51, which places it in position 1022 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 4.02, ranked 955. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., Eritrea, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Somalia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Ephedra foeminea Forssk. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 23, 1999 Hepper, F.N. [13126], Palestinian Territory, Occupied K000459074
Mar 31, 1999 s.coll. [1191], Greece K000456019
Mar 31, 1999 Sintenis, P.E.E. [1491], Greece K000456020
Mar 31, 1999 Heldreich, T.H.H. von [s.n.] K000456023
Mar 31, 1999 Baenitz, C. [s.n.], Greece K000456025
Mar 31, 1999 Barclay, C. [3044], Greece K000456031
Mar 31, 1999 Greuter, W. [7583], Greece K000456035
Mar 31, 1999 s.coll. [9], Greece K000456051
Mar 31, 1999 Sintenis, P.E.E. [1491], Greece K000456055
Mar 31, 1999 Boratynska, K. [168], Greece K000456057
Mar 31, 1999 Sieber, F.W [s.n.], Greece K000456037
Mar 31, 1999 s.coll. [553] K000456022
Mar 31, 1999 s.coll. [161], Greece K000456032
Mar 31, 1999 Sintenis, P.E.E. [1491], Greece K000456054
Mar 31, 1999 Lewis, G.P. [539], Greece K000456030
Mar 31, 1999 s.coll. [9776], Greece K000456033
Mar 31, 1999 Sartori, J. [s.n.], Greece K000456039
Mar 31, 1999 Todd, H.G. [1225] K000456050
Mar 31, 1999 Sartori, J. [s.n.], Greece K000456040
Mar 31, 1999 Hill, A.W. [2401], Greece K000456053
Mar 31, 1999 Lock, J.M. [20], Greece K000456043
Mar 31, 1999 Davis, P.H. [18067], Greece K000456029
Mar 31, 1999 s.coll. [584], Greece K000456021
Mar 31, 1999 Rechinger, K.H. [8154], Greece K000456028
Mar 31, 1999 s.coll. [s.n.], Greece K000456041
Mar 31, 1999 Alston, A.H.G. [482], Greece K000456058
Mar 31, 1999 Sintenis, P.E.E. [1063], Greece K000456024
Mar 31, 1999 Verdcourt, B. [4971], Greece K000456036
Mar 31, 1999 Gandoger, M. [s.n.], Greece K000456052
Mar 31, 1999 s.coll. [1810], Greece K000456049
Mar 31, 1999 s.coll. [449], Greece K000456026
Mar 31, 1999 s.coll. [2872], Turkey K000456027
Mar 31, 1999 Rechinger, K.H. [14344], Greece K000456042
Mar 31, 1999 s.coll. [161], Greece K000456038
Mar 31, 1999 s.coll. [161], Greece K000456034
Mar 31, 1999 Atchley, S.C. [302], Greece K000456056
Mar 31, 1999 Orphanides [268], Greece K000456059
Jun 30, 1998 Collenette, I.S. [7253], Saudi Arabia K000456048
Jun 30, 1998 Collenette, I.S. [5411], Saudi Arabia K000456046
Jun 30, 1998 Collenette, I.S. [7259], Saudi Arabia K000456047
Jan 30, 1992 Meikle, R.D. [2962], Cyprus K000459118
Jan 30, 1992 Davis [36330], Turkey K000459075
Jan 30, 1992 s.coll. [s.n.], Lebanon K000459101
Jan 30, 1992 Syngrassides, A. [289], Cyprus K000459100
Jan 30, 1992 Platt, O. [314], Greece K000459083
Jan 30, 1992 Syngrassides, A. [289], Cyprus K000459099
Jan 30, 1992 Fleischer [827], Turkey K000459078
Jan 30, 1992 Davis, P.H. [2109], Cyprus K000459112
Jan 30, 1992 Poore, M.E.D. [42], Cyprus K000459105
Jan 30, 1992 Harald Lindberg [117], Cyprus K000459115
Jan 30, 1992 Meikle, R.D. [2133], Cyprus K000459121
Jan 30, 1992 Chapman, E. [101], Cyprus K000459103
Jan 30, 1992 Davis, P.H. [2790], Cyprus K000459113
Jan 30, 1992 Genneon, A. [1277], Cyprus K000459119
Jan 30, 1992 Harald Lindberg [27], Cyprus K000459117
Jan 30, 1992 Chapman, E. [512], Cyprus K000459114
Jan 30, 1992 Rechinger, K.H. [7440], Greece K000459084
Jan 30, 1992 [Gemadius, P.] [s.n.], Cyprus K000459104
Jan 30, 1992 Lascelles, A.G. [s.n.], Cyprus K000459102
Jan 30, 1992 s.coll. [779], Cyprus K000459120
Jan 30, 1991 Kotte, W. [s.n.], Turkey K000459077
Jun 20, 1989 Curle, C.M. [66], Israel K000459131
Jun 20, 1989 s.coll. [s.n.], Syria K000459126
Jun 20, 1989 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Syria K000459123
Jun 20, 1989 Maitland, T.D. [290], Lebanon K000459124
Jun 20, 1989 Davis, P.H. [5034], Israel K000459129
Jun 20, 1989 Blanche [1701], Lebanon K000459127
Jun 20, 1989 Davis, P.H. [3991], Palestinian Territory, Occupied K000459132
Jun 20, 1989 Helbaek, H. [21], Lebanon K000459128
Jun 20, 1989 Davis, P.H. [5083], Israel K000459130
Jun 20, 1989 Blanche [1701], Lebanon K000459125
Jun 20, 1989 Gilbert, J.L. [33], Israel K000459122
Sep 12, 1988 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Lebanon K000315751
Sep 12, 1988 s.coll. [s.n.], Turkey K000315752
Sep 12, 1988 Haussknecht, C. [s.n.] K000315753
Sep 12, 1988 Davis, P.H. [4919], Israel K000459087
Sep 12, 1988 Collenette, I.S. [5862], Saudi Arabia K000459094
Sep 12, 1988 Collenette, I.S. [471], Saudi Arabia K000459096
Sep 12, 1988 Collenette, I.S. [711], Saudi Arabia K000459097
Sep 12, 1988 Collenette, S. [4], Saudi Arabia K000459095
Sep 12, 1988 Collenette, I.S. [5862], Saudi Arabia K000459093
Sep 12, 1988 Davis, P.H. [4922], Israel K000459086
Sep 12, 1988 Collenette, I.S. [2799], Saudi Arabia K000459092
Sep 12, 1988 Lowne, B.T. [s.n.], Lebanon K000315754
Sep 12, 1988 Muschler, R. [s.n.], Sudan K000459088
Sep 12, 1988 Blanche, I. [41], Lebanon K000315750
Sep 12, 1988 Eig, A. [s.n.], Iraq K000459085
Sep 12, 1988 s.coll. [s.n.], Egypt K000459090
Sep 12, 1988 Boulos, L. [13877], Saudi Arabia K000459091
May 12, 1988 Collenette, J.S. [2917], Saudi Arabia K000459072
May 12, 1988 Collenette, J.S. [2953], Saudi Arabia K000459071
May 12, 1988 Collenette, J.S. [2917], Saudi Arabia K000459073
Pichler, T. [s.n.], Yugoslavia K000455834
Dennis, R.W.G. [91], Yugoslavia K000455838
Kosanin, N. [s.n.], Yugoslavia K000455840
Adamovic, L. [s.n.], Yugoslavia K000455848
Pichler, T. [s.n.], Yugoslavia K000455832
Turrill, W.B. [1043], Yugoslavia K000455835
Jozipovie, M. [24], Yugoslavia K000455844
Pichler, T. [s.n.], Yugoslavia K000455833
Baldacci, A. [s.n.], Yugoslavia K000455850
Baldacci, A. [s.n.], Yugoslavia K000455851
Lewis, G.P. [698], Greece K000455855
Baldacci, A. [75], Yugoslavia K000455852
Grebenchikoff, O. [s.n.], Yugoslavia K000455843
Vandaz, D.K. [s.n.], Yugoslavia K000455845
Baldacci, A. [219], Albania K000455853
Pichler, T. [2287], Yugoslavia K000455837
Kant [s.n.], Yugoslavia K000455847
Baldacci, A. [s.n.], Yugoslavia K000455849
Dennis, R.W.G. [90], Yugoslavia K000455839
Pichler, T. [s.n.], Yugoslavia K000455841
Prior, Alexander [958], Yugoslavia K000455836
Grebenchikoff, O. [s.n.], Yugoslavia K000455842
Jozipovie, M. [23], Yugoslavia K000455846
Hepburn, I.a.n. [152], Albania K000455854
Aug 20, 1932 Kotte, W. [s.n.], Turkey Ephedra campylopoda K000459076
May 17, 1929 Bornmüller, J. [13648], Turkey Ephedra campylopoda K000459299

First published in Fl. Aegypt.-Arab.: 219 (1775)

Accepted by

  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Hedberg, I., Friis, I. & Persson, E. (2009). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 1: 1-305. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hedberg, I., Friis, I. & Persson, E. (2009). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 1: 1-305. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

EDGE Gymnosperms
EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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