Ephedra alata Decne.

This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Africa to Arabian Peninsula.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Ephedra alata is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.4, which places it in position 990 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 4.48, ranked 886. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Tunisia, Western Sahara

Ephedra alata Decne. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 29, 2004 Bovè, N. [215], Egypt K000076235 isotype Yes
Sep 29, 2004 Bovè, N. [215], Egypt K000076236 isotype Yes
Sep 29, 2004 Bové, N. [215], Egypt K000456139 Unknown type material No
Jun 30, 1998 Collenette, I.S. [2488 & 2489], Saudi Arabia K000456125 No
Jun 30, 1998 Omar, S. [44018], Iraq K000456060 No
Jun 30, 1998 Omar, S. [43987], Iraq K000456062 No
Jun 30, 1998 Omar, S. [43995], Iraq K000456067 No
May 12, 1998 Uleson, T.W. [525], Saudi Arabia K000456124 No
Jan 30, 1992 Fawzi [38605], Iraq K000456114 No
Jan 30, 1992 Fawzi [38668], Iraq K000456094 No
Jan 30, 1992 Fawzi [38788], Iraq K000456095 No
Jan 30, 1992 Fawzi [38765], Iraq K000456096 No
Jan 30, 1992 Karim, F. [39963], Iraq K000456111 No
Jan 30, 1992 Karim, F. [39933], Iraq K000456113 No
Jan 30, 1992 Karim, F. [39946], Iraq K000456112 No
Jun 20, 1989 Pampanini, R. [112], Libya K000459245 No
Mar 25, 1989 Guest, E. [15216], Iraq K000456075 No
Mar 25, 1989 Alizzi, H. [34413], Iraq K000456077 No
Mar 25, 1989 Alizzi, H. [35555], Iraq K000456080 No
Mar 25, 1989 Rechinger, K.H. [8776], Iraq K000456110 No
Mar 25, 1989 Muschler, R. [s.n.], Egypt K000456122 No
Mar 25, 1989 Simpson, N.D. [850], Egypt K000456134 No
Mar 25, 1989 s.coll. [s.n.], Egypt K000456120 No
Mar 25, 1989 Wiest, A. [217], Egypt K000456119 No
Mar 25, 1989 Rechinger, K.H. [33276], Iraq K000456079 No
Mar 25, 1989 Rechinger, K.H. [9298], Iraq K000456109 No
Mar 25, 1989 Hazim [32538], Iraq K000456082 No
Mar 25, 1989 Guest, E. [14205], Iraq K000456078 No
Mar 25, 1989 Chakravarty [30123], Iraq K000456081 No
Mar 25, 1989 Alizzi, H. [35582], Iraq K000456073 No
Mar 25, 1989 Rechinger, K.H. [102], Iraq K000456064 No
Mar 25, 1989 Gillett, , J.B [6196], Iraq K000456074 No
Mar 25, 1989 Guest, E. [18819], Iraq K000456072 No
Mar 25, 1989 Khalib [32743], Iraq K000456076 No
Mar 25, 1989 Guest, E. [17154], Iraq K000456065 No
Mar 25, 1989 Schweinfurth, G. [406], Egypt K000456121 No
Mar 25, 1989 Chakravarty [29771], Iraq K000456061 No
Sep 12, 1988 Omar, S. [36978], Iraq K000456084 No
Sep 12, 1988 s.coll. [458], Iraq K000456085 No
Sep 12, 1988 Khateib [32751], Iraq K000456089 No
Sep 12, 1988 Barkley, F.A. [6500], Iraq K000456091 No
Sep 12, 1988 Barkley, F.A. [6500], Iraq K000456093 No
Sep 12, 1988 Guest, E. [5071], Iraq K000456101 No
Sep 12, 1988 al-Rawi, A. [29136], Iraq K000456104 No
Sep 12, 1988 Guest, E. [15213], Iraq K000456106 No
Sep 12, 1988 Collenette, I.S. [6157], Saudi Arabia K000456127 No
Sep 12, 1988 Collenette, I.S. [3457], Saudi Arabia K000456128 No
Sep 12, 1988 Muschler, R. [s.n.], Egypt K000456132 No
Sep 12, 1988 Schweinfurth, G. [178], Egypt K000456137 No
Sep 12, 1988 Madden [40], Egypt K000456136 No
Sep 12, 1988 Guest, E. [18819], Iraq K000456088 No
Sep 12, 1988 Guest, E. [19393], Iraq K000456071 No
Sep 12, 1988 Guest, E. [19391], Iraq K000456103 No
Sep 12, 1988 Guest, E. [17154], Iraq K000456097 No
Sep 12, 1988 Collenette, I.S. [6156], Saudi Arabia K000456129 No
Sep 12, 1988 Guest, E. [14205], Iraq K000456105 No
Sep 12, 1988 Guest, E. [15213], Iraq K000456099 No
Sep 12, 1988 Schweinfurth, G. [342], Egypt K000456131 No
Sep 12, 1988 Barkley, F.A. [43 09], Iraq K000456092 No
Sep 12, 1988 McDonald [s.n.], Jordan K000456070 No
Sep 12, 1988 Guest, E. [14236], Iraq K000456086 No
Sep 12, 1988 Ascherson, P. [s.n.], Egypt K000456138 No
Sep 12, 1988 Guest, E. [19393], Iraq K000456108 No
Sep 12, 1988 s.coll. [42365], Iraq K000456102 No
Sep 12, 1988 Muschler, R. [s.n.], Egypt K000456133 No
Sep 12, 1988 Haddad, S.Y. [9540], Iraq K000456090 No
Sep 12, 1988 Täckholm, G.V. [s.n.], Egypt K000456135 No
Sep 12, 1988 s.coll. [42354], Iraq K000456083 No
Sep 12, 1988 Barkley, F.A. [6231], Iraq K000456100 No
Sep 12, 1988 Bharucha [29334], Iraq K000456098 No
Sep 12, 1988 Collenette, I.S. [6156], Saudi Arabia K000456126 No
Sep 12, 1988 Omar, S. [s.n.], Iraq K000456087 No
Sep 12, 1988 Davis, P.H. [s.n.], Egypt K000456140 No
Sep 12, 1988 Shaw, W.B.K. [7], Libya K000456130 No
May 15, 1988 Ehrenberg, C.G. [s.n.], Egypt K000456117 No
May 15, 1988 Schweinfurth, G. [s.n.], Egypt K000456118 No
May 15, 1988 s.coll. [[2]873], Egypt K000456116 No
Guest, E. [5071], Iraq K000456066 No
Abu-Laila, K. [2002JOR6], Iraq K000456115 No
Barkley, F.A. [6231], Iraq K000456107 No
s.coll. [4679], Libya K000456123 No

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 2: 239 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • 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.
  • Guinea, E. (1948). Catálogo razonado de las plantas del Sáhara Español. Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 8: 357-429.

Literature

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  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.

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