All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 2-3 Page 72 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 2-3 | Equisetaceae | Equisetum

9a. Equisetum variegatum subsp. variegatum

斑纹木贼(原亚种) ban wen mu zei (yuan ya zhong)

Equisetum hyemale Linnaeus subsp. variegatum (Schleicher ex F. Weber & D. Mohr) A. Braun; E. hyemale var. variegatum (Schleicher ex F. Weber & D. Mohr) Newman; E. reptans Wahlenberg var. variegatum (Schleicher ex F. Weber & D. Mohr) Wahlenberg; Hippochaete variegata (Schleicher ex F. Weber & D. Mohr) Milde ex Bruhin.

Plants small to medium-sized. Rhizome erect and creeping, blackish brown, nodes and roots with long yellowish brown trichomes. Aerial stem perennial. Branches monomorphic, green, 10-17 cm tall, 1-1.3 mm in diam. at middle, not branched; internodes 1.5-4 cm. Aerial stem 6-8-ridged, ridge abaxially nearly rectangular or arc-shaped, middle portion with or without shallow grooves, with 1 row of tubercles on each side; sheath ca. 0.2 cm, green but distal and middle portion with a blackish brown band; sheath teeth 6-8, spreading, deltoid, ca. 0.1 cm, teeth of middle portion blackish brown, white at margin, membranous, abaxially 4-ridged at base, apex acute and shortly aristate, persistent. Strobilus ellipsoid, 0.5-0.7 cm, 0.2-0.3 cm in diam., apex with acute tip, sessile.

Forests, under bushes, valleys, roadsides; 1500-3700 m. ?Jilin, Nei Mongol, Sichuan, Xinjiang [Japan, Mongolia, Russia; SW Asia, Europe, North America (including Greenland)].


Related Objects  
  • Illustration
  • Illustration

    Flora of North America  
  • Distribution Map
  • Map

    Flora of China @
    Browse by
    Advanced Search

    Flora of China Home




     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |