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Alanda, Shrubby Horsetail
Ephedra foliata, with the common name shrubby horsetail, is a species of Ephedra.[+]
The plant is native to Western Asia, the Middle East, and Central Asia, from Egypt to Iran and India.
Ephedra foliata was originally described by Pierre Edmond Boissier, later validly published by Carl Anton von Meyer in 1846, and placed in section Pseudobaccatae (=sect. Ephedra), "tribe" Scandentes by Otto Stapf in 1889. In 1996 Robert A. Price classified E. foliata in section Ephedra without recognizing a tribe.
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