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H Ephedra major Host is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Ephedra (family Ephedraceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 332970) with original publication details: Fl. Austriac. 2: 71 1831.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Chaetocladus monostachys J.Nelson Synonym H WCSP
Ephedra atlantica Andr. Synonym H WCSP
Ephedra equisetiformis Webb & Berthel. Synonym H WCSP
Ephedra graeca C.A.Mey. Synonym H WCSP
Ephedra major subsp. major Synonym L WCSP
Ephedra major var. nebrodensis (Tineo) Hayek Synonym L WCSP
Ephedra major subsp. villarsii (Gren. & Godr.) P.Fourn. Synonym L WCSP
Ephedra nebrodensis Tineo Synonym H WCSP
Ephedra nebrodensis var. scoparia (Lange) Nyman Synonym L WCSP
Ephedra scoparia Lange Synonym H WCSP
Ephedra villarsii Gren. & Godr. Synonym H WCSP
Ephedra vulgaris Willk. Synonym H WCSP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Ephedra major subsp. procera (C.A.Mey.) Bornm. Accepted L WCSP 8
Ephedra major var. suggarica Maire Accepted L WCSP 1

The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-332970.

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