All Floras      Advanced Search
Pakistan V. 186 Login | eFloras Home | Help
Pakistan | Family List | Pakistan V. 186 | Ephedraceae | Ephedra

Ephedra intermedia Schrenk & Meyer in C.A. Meyer, Versuch & Monogr. 88,. 1846; Parker, For. Fl. Punjab. 536. 1918 (Fig. 6, F-I).

Shrubby plant up to 50 cm tall, branches usually many, erect to spreading, striate, minutely tuberculate, internodes straight or slightly bent. Male strobili up to 8, whorled; bracts obovate, connate; staminate column slightly exserted.Female strobili paired or in whorls. Tubillus exserted, slightly bent. Berry ovoid, red. Seeds Ā± 6 mm long, brownish.

Type: In Songariae collibus versus Tarbagatai, Schrenk (LE).

Distribution: C. Asia, W. Siberia, Afghanistan eastward to Kashmir & Tibet.

In the specimens studied, there seems to be no substantial difference between the glauca (Regal) Stapf and var. tibetica Stapf. The former, confined to BaluchisĀ­tan, is said to differ in the more numerous and rigid branches. F7. Per.: May.


 

Related Objects  
  • Illustration
  • Illustration

    Flora of China  
  • Illustration
  • Illustration
  • Image/JPEG (Harvard University Herbaria)
  • Image/JPEG
  • Image/JPEG (Harvard University Herbaria)
  • Image/JPEG

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