The Gymnosperm Database

 

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Conservation status

Ephedra frustillata

Miers 1863

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Taxonomic notes

Syn: E. nana Dusén 1900 (Moore 1983).

Description

"Stems up to 20 cm, prostrate to ascending, branched, green to yellowish. Leaves 1.2-2.5(-3.5) mm; teeth triangular, subacute to obtuse, concave. Male inflorescence 7-9 mm, oblong-ovoid. Female inflorescence c. 8 mm, ovoid-globose. Fruit c. 8 mm, globose, red to purplish; seeds 4-6 mm" (Moore 1983).

Distribution and Ecology

Tierra del Fuego; N in Argentina to 42° S and in Chile to 51° S (Moore 1983).

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Last Modified 2017-12-29