Ephedra equisetina Bunge

First published in Beitr. Fl. Russl.: 324 (1852)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Caucasus to S. Russian Far East. It is a shrub and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Altay, China North-Central, Inner Mongolia, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Mongolia, North Caucasus, Primorye, Qinghai, Tadzhikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uzbekistan, West Siberia, Xinjiang

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Komiljon, T., Natalya, B., Avazbek, B., Dilnoza, A., Ziyoviddin, Y., Deng, T. & Sun, H. (2020). Flora of the Dzhizak Province, Uzbekistan: 1-523. China Forestry Publishing House.
  • Peschkova, G.A. (2005). Synopsis of the Siberian Ephedra species (Ephedraceae). Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 90: 423-436.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Cao, R. (eds.) in Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 1: 1-779. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot. [Cited as Ephedra major.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources.
  • 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.
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Cao, R. (eds.) in Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 1: 1-779. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 22, 1997 Baitulin, I.O. [s.n.], Kazakhstan K000459318 No
Jul 11, 1973 Vasák, V. [23840], Uzbekistan K000459334 No
Jan 1, 1925 Chaney, R.W. [497], Mongolia K000459346 No
Bunge, A.A. von [s.n.] K001057575 isosyntype Yes
Przewalski, N.M. [180], China K001057574 Yes
Handel-Mazzetti [3784], China K000459347 No
Bunge, A.A. von [s.n.] K001057576 isosyntype Yes
Nov 17, 1966 Delavay [3723], China Ephedra shennungiana K000459349 No

Sources

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    • EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. 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 2022. 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

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