1. Family: Ephedraceae Dumort.
    1. Genus: Ephedra Tourn. ex L.
      1. Ephedra frustillata Miers

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Chile to S. Argentina.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Ephedra frustillata is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.65, which places it in position 781 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 9.49, ranked 298. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina South, Chile Central, Chile South

    Ephedra frustillata Miers appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Comber, H.F. [64], Argentina K000459631
    Darwin, C. [530], Santa Cruz K000340161 Unknown type material
    Castellanos, A. [20545], Argentina K000459630
    Koslowsky, J. [51], Argentina K000459629
    Skottsberg, C. [s.n.], Argentina K000459632
    Nov 1, 1939 Eyerdam, W.J. [23972], Argentina Ephedra nana K000459640
    Nov 1, 1939 Eyerdam, W.J. [24358], Argentina Ephedra nana K000459641
    Dusén, P. [486], Argentina Ephedra nana K000459642
    Berg, C. [s.n.], Santa Cruz Ephedra patagonica K001057588
    Cunningham, R.O. [s.n.], Magellanes Ephedra patagonica K001057587
    Cunningham, R.O. [s.n.], Santa Cruz Ephedra patagonica K001057589
    Ansorge, B. [486], Tierra del Fuego (Argentina) Ephedra patagonica K001057590

    First published in Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 3, 11: 262 (1863)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

    Sources

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

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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