Ephedra gerardiana Wall. ex Klotzsch & Garcke

First published in Bot. Ergebn. Reise Waldemar: 32 (1862)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Afghanistan to SW. Siberia and Himalaya. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the subalpine or subarctic biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Altay, East Himalaya, Nepal, Pakistan, Qinghai, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Tuva, West Himalaya, Xinjiang

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Nowak, A. & Nobis, M. (eds.) (2020). Illustrated Flora of Tajikistan and adjacent areas 2: 367-766. PAN, Polish academy of sciences.
  • Peschkova, G.A. (2005). Synopsis of the Siberian Ephedra species (Ephedraceae). Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 90: 423-436.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Nowak, A. & Nobis, M. (eds.) (2020). Illustrated Flora of Tajikistan and adjacent areas 2: 367-766. PAN, Polish academy of sciences.
  • Peschkova, G.A. (2005). Synopsis of the Siberian Ephedra species (Ephedraceae). Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 90: 423-436.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1999). Flora of China 4: 1-453. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2004 Brown, A.R. [55], India K000459390 No
Jan 1, 2004 Osmaton, B.B. [187], India K000459389 No
Jun 30, 1998 Budenberg, W.S. [18], Pakistan K000459403 No
Mar 15, 1994 Riedl, H. [36668], Afghanistan K000459240 No
Mar 15, 1994 Johnstone, G.W. [25], Afghanistan K000459239 No
Nov 2, 1967 Koelz, W.N. [9877], India K000459392 No
Aug 23, 1952 Rodin, R.J. [5700], Pakistan K000459409 No
Jun 16, 1948 Edelberg, L. [1043], Afghanistan K000459238 No
Jul 3, 1941 Bor, N.L. [13159], India K000459408 No
Sep 25, 1937 Parker, R.N. [s.n.], Pakistan K000459404 No
Aug 6, 1933 Gill, C. [1913], India K000459391 No
Jan 1, 1932 Conway, W.M. [116], Pakistan K000459405 No
Jan 1, 1932 Duthie, J.F. [s.n.], India K000459406 No
Jan 1, 1932 Blinkworth, R. [6048], India K000459407 No
Jan 1, 1932 Strachey, R. [1], India K000459340 No
Jan 1, 1932 Strachey, R. [1], China K000459339 No
Sep 11, 1931 Koelz, W.N. [2870], India K000459388 No
Dec 1, 1890 Pratt, A.E. [624], China K000459343 No
May 1, 1889 Chensan, Y. [3723], China K000459344 No
Jan 1, 1884 Przewalski, N.M. [s.n.], China K000459341 No
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 6048], India K001122893 Yes
Gerard, P. [Cat. no. 6048], India K001122892 Yes
Budenberg, W.S. [78], China K000459342 No

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • EDGE Gymnosperms

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

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  • 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0