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Taxon: Ephedra trifurca Torr. ex S. Watson

 
Genus: Ephedra
Family: Ephedraceae
Nomen number: 15238
Place of publication: S. Watson et al., Botany [fortieth parallel] 329, in adnot. 1871 (in C. King, U.S. geol. explor. 40th Parallel vol. 5)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jul-2008
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (s.), Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (s.), California (s.e.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Sonora (n.)]


References:

  1. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer) 2:434.
  2. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  3. Lundell, C. L. et al. Flora of Texas, 3 vol. (F TexLund)
  4. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  5. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Ephedra trifurca Torr. ex S. Watson :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=15238. Accessed 11 December 2018.