Ephedra major

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Ephedra major

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Gnetales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Classis: Gnetopsida
Ordo: Gnetales

Familia: Ephedraceae
Genus: Ephedra
Species: Ephedra major

Name[edit]

Ephedra major Host, Fl. Austriac. 2: 671. 1831.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Heterotypic
    • Ephedra nebrodensis Tineo in G.Gussone, Fl. Sicul. Syn. 2: 638. 1844.
      • Ephedra major var. nebrodensis (Tineo) Hayek, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 30(1): 44. 1924.
    • Ephedra graeca C.A.Mey., Monogr. Ephedra: 93. 1846.
    • Ephedra equisetiformis Webb & Berthel., Hist. Nat. Iles Canaries 2(3): 275. 1847.
    • Ephedra vulgaris Willk., Flora 35: 319. 1852.
    • Ephedra villarsii Gren. & Godr., Fl. France 3: 161. 1855.
      • Ephedra major subsp. villarsii (Gren. & Godr.) P.Fourn., Quatre Fl. France: 19. 1934.
    • Ephedra scoparia Lange, Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1862: 33. 1862.
      • Ephedra nebrodensis var. scoparia (Lange) Nyman, Consp. Fl. Eur.: 677. 1882.
    • Chaetocladus monostachys J.Nelson, Pinaceae: 162. 1866.
    • Ephedra major var. suggarica Maire, Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 20: 207. 1929.
      • Ephedra nebrodensis subsp. suggarica (Maire) Breistr. ex Greuter & Burdet, Willdenowia 13: 278. 1983 publ. 1984.
    • Ephedra atlantica Andr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 64: 265. 1931.
      • Ephedra major var. atlantica (Andr.) Maire in É.Jahandiez & al., Cat. Pl. Maroc 4: 921. 1941.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Europe
    • Regional: Southwestern Europe
      • France, Sardegna, Spain
    • Regional: Southeastern Europe
      • Albania, Greece, Italy, Sicilia, Turkey-in-Europe, former Yugoslavia
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Northern Africa
      • Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
    • Regional: Macaronesia
      • Canary Islands
    • Regional: West Tropical Africa
      • Mauritania
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Western Asia
      • Cyprus, Lebanon-Syria, Turkey

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Vernacular names[edit]

English: large ephedra
français: grand éphédra, grand éphèdre, grande uvette, éphèdre des monts Nébrodes

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