The Gymnosperm Database

 

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Conservation status

Ephedra fragilis

Desfontaine 1799

Common names

Taxonomic notes

Two subspecies (Vidakovic 1991):

Description

"A shrub up to 5 m high which climbs or is prostrate. Shoots slender, drooping. Leaves up to 2 mm long. Male inflorescences ovate, almost sessile, bracts solid, globose; female inflorescences 1-2 together, with 2-3 pairs of bract scales. Fruit 8-9 mm long, red" (Vidakovic 1991).

Distribution and Ecology

Mediterreanean region (Vidakovic 1991).

Big tree

Oldest

Dendrochronology

Ethnobotany

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