1. Family: Ephedraceae Dumort.
    1. Ephedra Tourn. ex L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Europe, Macaronesia to Himalaya and Russian Far East, W. Central U.S.A. to Mexico, Ecuador to S. South.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Austria, Baleares, Bolivia, Brazil South, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Canary Is., Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, Chita, Colorado, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Mali, Manchuria, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nevada, New Mexico, North Caucasus, Oklahoma, Oman, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Texas, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Sahara, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia

    Ephedra Tourn. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 26, 1991 Nigel, Maxted [8233], Uzbekistan K000459328
    Jul 1, 1895 Mulford, A.I. [187], USA K000459461
    Peru 46269.000
    Alston, A.H.G. [372], Greece K000456018
    Wrigley, T.C. [1311], Yugoslavia K000456014
    Furse, P. [5881], Afghanistan K000459321
    Rico, L. [1556], Bolivia K000295295
    Rico, L. [1660], Bolivia K000295494
    Rico, L. [1631], Bolivia K000295246
    Nicholson, G. [4046], France K000456015
    Gamble, J.S. [28218], Gibraltar K000455983
    s.coll. [892] K000454958
    s.coll. [s.n.], Greece K000456005
    Todd, H.G. [1004], Greece K000455899
    Todd, H.G. [1004], Greece K000455900
    Todd, H.G. [1004], Turkey K000455901
    Munro, William [144], Ukraine K000455954
    Houska, J. [s.n.] K000456007
    Cuezzo, A. [1954], Argentina K000459620

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1040 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Christenhusz, M.J.M., Fay, M.F. & Chase, M.W. (2017). Plants of the World. An illustrated encyclopedia of vascular plants: 1-792. Kew Publishing, The university of Chicago Press.
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0