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This species is accepted, and its native range is Caucasus to Mongolia.
Ephedra equisetina

[EDGE]

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.

Native to:

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

Ephedra equisetina Bunge appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 22, 1997 Baitulin, I.O. [s.n.], Kazakhstan K000459318
Jul 11, 1973 Vasák, V. [23840], Uzbekistan K000459334
Jan 1, 1925 Chaney, R.W. [497], Mongolia K000459346
Bunge, A.A. von [s.n.] K001057575 isosyntype
Przewalski, N.M. [180], China K001057574
Handel-Mazzetti [3784], China K000459347
Bunge, A.A. von [s.n.] K001057576 isosyntype
Nov 17, 1966 Delavay [3723], China Ephedra shennungiana K000459349

First published in Beitr. Fl. Russl.: 324 (1852)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Peschkova, G.A. (2005). Synopsis of the Siberian Ephedra species (Ephedraceae) Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 90: 423-436.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

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 Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Science Photographs
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