Ephedra altissima Desf.

First published in Méd. Eclairée Sci. Phys. 3(6): 163 (1792)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Canary Islands (Tenerife), N. Africa to Sahara. It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Algeria, Canary Is., Chad, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Western Sahara

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Quézel, P. (1958). Mission Botanique au Tibesti: 1-357. Université d'Alger.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 30, 1992 Bramwell, D.; Richardson, K.; Murray, B.G. [108] Morocco K000459265 No
Sep 4, 1989 Hooker [s.n.] Morocco K000459255 No
Aug 10, 1989 Trethewy, A.W. [213] Morocco K000459263 No
Aug 10, 1989 Cavara [2] Tunisia K000459264 No
Aug 10, 1989 Balansa, B. [426] Algeria K000459258 No
Aug 10, 1989 Wolfe, T.B. [s.n.] Algeria K000459260 No
Aug 10, 1989 Munby, G. [23] Algeria K000459256 No
Aug 10, 1989 Davis [49755] Libya K000459266 No
Aug 10, 1989 Keith [459] Libya K000459261 No
Aug 8, 1989 Bourgeau, E. [24] Algeria K000459259 No
Aug 8, 1989 Bramwell, D.; Richardson, K.; Murray, B.G. [480] Morocco K000459262 No
Aug 8, 1989 Davis [49537] Libya K000459267 No
Aug 8, 1989 Hill, A.W. [s.n.] Algeria K000459257 No
Marion [s.n.] France K000456017 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Malta K000455944 No

Sources

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    • EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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