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.

Descriptions

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

Conservation
Ephedra equisetina has not been evaluated (NE) yet according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 1.36, which places it in position 228 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 4, ranked 958. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.
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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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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