Ephedra fragilis Desf.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, W. & Central Medit.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Ephedra fragilis 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 1023 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 4.02, ranked 956. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Algeria, Baleares, Canary Is., Italy, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Portugal, Sicilia, Spain, Tunisia, Western Sahara

Ephedra fragilis Desf. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 25, 2000 Bourgeau, E. [s.n.], Portugal K000455935 isosyntype Yes
Aug 25, 2000 Boissier, P.E. [s.n.], Spain K000455907 isosyntype Yes
Aug 25, 2000 Paiva, A. [s.n.], Portugal K000455906 isosyntype Yes
Aug 25, 2000 Boissier, P.E. [s.n.], Spain K000455908 isolectotype Yes
Mar 31, 1999 Porta, P. [431], Spain K000455917 No
Mar 31, 1999 Ellman, E. [104], Spain K000455925 No
Mar 31, 1999 Edmonds, M.E. [202], Spain K000455929 No
Mar 31, 1999 Wolley-Dod, A.H. [2055], Spain K000455947 Yes
Mar 31, 1999 Bourgeau, E. [469], Spain K000459295 No
Mar 31, 1999 Reverchon, E. [s.n.], Spain K000455911 No
Mar 31, 1999 Holttum [s.n.], Spain K000455904 No
Mar 31, 1999 Ellman, E. [900], Spain K000455927 No
Mar 31, 1999 Martindale, G.E. [13], Spain K000455930 No
Mar 31, 1999 Bourgeau, E. [2799], Spain K000455933 No
Mar 31, 1999 Stork, A.L. [s.n.], Spain K000459296 No
Mar 31, 1999 Ellman, E. [685], Spain K000455920 No
Mar 31, 1999 Roivainen, H. [s.n.], Spain K000455928 No
Mar 31, 1999 Winkler, M. [s.n.], Spain K000455938 No
Mar 31, 1999 Brenan, J.B.M. [9979], Portugal K000455937 No
Mar 31, 1999 Ball, J. [s.n.], Spain K000455919 Yes
Mar 31, 1999 Lemann [s.n.], Gibraltar K000455945 Yes
Mar 31, 1999 Edmonds, M.E. [172], Spain K000455931 No
Mar 31, 1999 Wolley-Dod, A.H. [1898], Gibraltar K000455909 No
Mar 31, 1999 Ellman, E. [548], Gibraltar K000455905 No
Mar 31, 1999 Lange [s.n.], Spain K000455922 No
Mar 31, 1999 Bourgeau, E. [2799], Spain K000455934 No
Mar 31, 1999 Porta, P. [219], Spain K000455913 No
Mar 31, 1999 Gros, E. [102], Spain K000455915 No
Mar 31, 1999 Wild, H. [5243], Portugal K000455936 No
Mar 31, 1999 s.coll. [s.n.], Sicilia K000455946 No
Mar 31, 1999 Ellman, E. [108], Spain K000455926 No
Mar 31, 1999 Bourgeau, E. [1672], Spain K000455912 No
Mar 31, 1999 Reverchon, Elisée [s.n.], Spain K000455923 No
Mar 31, 1999 Boissier, E. [s.n.], Spain K000455924 No
Mar 31, 1999 Bourgeau, E. [912], Spain K000455910 No
Mar 31, 1999 Boissier, E. [s.n.], Spain K000455921 No
Mar 31, 1999 Porta, P. [s.n.], Spain K000455932 No
Dec 5, 1997 Nefatti, M. [0119797], Tunisia K000459279 No
Oct 10, 1993 Ferguson, I.K. [4533], Cyprus K000459111 No
Jan 30, 1992 Huet de Pavillon, E. [183], Sicilia K000455948 No
Jan 30, 1992 s.coll. [s.n.], Sicilia K000455941 No
Jan 30, 1992 Reverchon, E. [s.n.], Spain K000455914 No
Jan 30, 1992 Gandoger, M. [208], Sicilia K000455942 No
Jun 20, 1989 Dinsmore, J.E. [11717], Jordan K000459133 No
Jun 20, 1989 Khalifa el Karamanli [918], Libya K000459269 No
Jun 20, 1989 Davis [50402], Libya K000459268 No
Mar 25, 1989 Taubert, P. [320], Libya K000459277 No
Mar 25, 1989 Trethewy, A.W. [280], Morocco K000459274 No
Mar 25, 1989 Pampanini, R. [142], Libya K000459275 No
Mar 25, 1989 Chabert, A. [s.n.], Algeria K000459271 No
Mar 25, 1989 Munby, G. [24], Algeria K000459272 No
Mar 25, 1989 Simpson, N.D. [2594], Libya K000459278 No
Mar 25, 1989 Cosson [s.n.], Algeria K000459276 No
Mar 25, 1989 Hill, A.W. [s.n.], Algeria K000459273 No
Mar 25, 1989 Balansa, B. [1041], Algeria K000459270 No
Jan 1, 1975 Chapman, E. [101], Cyprus K000459098 No
Jan 1, 1975 Atherton, G.E. [750], Cyprus K000459108 No
Jan 1, 1975 Atherton, G.E. [333], Cyprus K000459106 No
Jan 1, 1975 Atherton, G.E. [750], Cyprus K000459107 No
Jan 1, 1975 Meikle, R.D. [2096], Cyprus K000459110 No
Jan 1, 1975 Harald Lindberg [117], Cyprus K000459116 No
Jan 1, 1975 Atherton, G.E. [333], Cyprus K000459109 No
May 16, 1933 Martinez, M. [s.n.], Spain K000455916 No
Feb 1, 1906 Fiori, Adr. [46], Sicilia K000455943 No
Jan 1, 1898 Wolley-Dod, A.H. [s.n.] K000455939 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Turkey K000459081 No
Fleischer [827], Turkey K000459080 No
Lowe [139] K000455940 No
Fleischer [827], Turkey K000459079 No

First published in Fl. Atlant. 2: 372 (1799)

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.

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