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Taxon: Equisetum ramosissimum Desf.

 
Genus: Equisetum
Family: Equisetaceae
Nomen number: 409918
Place of publication: Fl. atlant. 2:398. 1799
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Nov-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • branched horsetail  (Source: BSBI) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • MALESIA: Philippines

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation, [Astrakhan, Kalmykia, Saratov, Volgograd] Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Baker, J. G. Flora of Mauritius and the Seychelles. (F MaurSeych)
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  5. Carrisso, L. W. et al., eds. Conspectus florae angolensis. (F Angol)
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  8. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  9. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  10. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  11. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  12. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  13. Johns, R. J. Pteridophytes of Tropical East Africa. 1991 (Ferns TE Afr)
  14. Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. 1988 (Kellerman et al.)
  15. Kitagawa, M. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. (F Manshur)
  16. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  17. Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource). (L China)
  18. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  19. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  20. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region. 2006- (F LowVolga) 1:50.
  21. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  22. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)

Check other web resources for Equisetum ramosissimum Desf. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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=409918. Accessed 18 November 2018.