Ephedra americana Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4. 4: 860 (1806)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ecuador to NW. Argentina. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Chile North, Ecuador, Peru

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 26, 2007 Lewis, G.P.; Klitgaard, B.B.; Madsen, J.; Lewis, K. [3642] Ecuador K000459543 No
Jul 18, 1987 Vastimil, Z.; Jaramillo, J. [2186] Ecuador K000459541 No
Jan 1, 1985 Solomon, J.C. [6704] Bolivia K000459564 No
Jan 1, 1985 Solomon, J.C. [6746] Bolivia K000459566 No
Jan 1, 1985 Solomon, J.C. [9451] Bolivia K000459565 No
Jan 1, 1966 Hawkes, J.G.; Hjerting, J.P.; Rahn, K. [3661] Argentina K000459598 No
Jan 1, 1966 Hawkes, J.G.; Hjerting, J.P.; Rahn, K. [3938] Argentina K000459597 No
Jan 1, 1964 Eyerdam, W.J.; Beetle, A.A. [22168] Peru K000459563 No
Jan 1, 1964 Eyerdam, W.J.; Beetle, A.A. [22160] Peru K000459562 No
Jan 1, 1964 Eyerdam, W.J.; Beetle, A.A. [22134] Peru K000459555 No
Oct 30, 1957 Paul C.Hutchison [1691] Peru K000459546 No
Jan 1, 1956 Prieto, F. [2557] Ecuador K000459542 No
Nov 28, 1946 Sparre, B.; Wall, E. [1050] Argentina K000459596 No
Sep 1, 1940 Stork, H.E.; Horton, O.B. [10437] Peru K000459553 No
Sep 1, 1940 Stork, H.E.; Horton, O.B. [10672] Peru K000459545 No
Sep 1, 1940 Eyerdam, W. [24956] Bolivia K000459549 No
Jan 1, 1889 Miguel, A. [9] Bolivia K000459551 No
Nov 11, 1878 Hieronymus, G. [s.n.] Argentina K000459586 No
Stafford, D. [852] Peru K000459559 No
Bridges, T.C. [178] Chile K000459591 Type Yes
Bridges, T.C. [s.n.] Chile K001057611 Unknown Type Material Yes
Macbride; Featherstone [1243] Peru K000459554 No
Grubb, P.J.; Lloyd, J.R.; Pennington, T.D.; Whitmore [604] Ecuador K000459561 No
Macrae, J. [s.n.] Chile K001057612 Unknown Type Material Yes
Vargas, C. [9787] Peru K000459544 No
Davis, W; King, S.; Sperling, C.; Franquemont, C. [1417] Peru K000459548 No
Rusby, H.H. [503] Bolivia K000459552 No
ltis, H.H.; Ugent, D. [1402] Peru K000459560 No
Balls, E.K. [5899] Bolivia K000459550 No
H.H.; Iltis, C.M.; Ugent, V.; Ugent, D. [22] Peru K000459547 No
Bridges, T.C. [s.n.] Chile K000459590 Type Yes
Cuming, H. [372] Chile K000459589 Type Yes
Harvey, W.H. [s.n.] Chile K000459595 Type Yes
Macrae, J. [s.n.] Chile K001057613 Unknown Type Material Yes
King, P.P. [s.n.] Chile K000459594 Type Yes
Cuming, H. [372] Chile K001057614 Type Yes
Bridges, T.C. [1210] Chile K000459592 Type Yes
Bridges, T.C. [1210] Chile K000459593 Holotype Yes
Nov 16, 1878 Hieronymus, G. [s.n.] Argentina Ephedra americana var. humboldtii K000459587 No
Nov 11, 1878 Hieronymus, G. [s.n.] Argentina Ephedra americana var. humboldtii K000459588 No
Stafford, D. [973] Peru Ephedra americana var. humboldtii K000459557 No
Stafford, D. [973] Peru Ephedra americana var. humboldtii K000459558 No

Sources

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    • EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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