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Ephedraceae

Ephedraceae - Horsetail Family

1. Ephedra foliata Boiss. ex C.A.Mey.

(Ephedra aitchisonii, Ephedra alte, Ephedra asparagoides, Ephedra ciliata, Ephedra kokanica, Ephedra peduncularis, Ephedra polylepis, Ephedra rollandii)

Common names: alanda, Shrubby Horsetail

Extract from Wikipedia article: Ephedra foliata, with the common name shrubby horsetail, is a species of Ephedra.

LinkCones of Shrubby Horsetail (Ephedra foliata, Ephedra ciliata, local name alanda) on roadside of a road to Zubara, north-western Qatar, February 28, 2014
LinkShrubby Horsetail (Ephedra foliata, Ephedra ciliata, local name alanda) growing on bushes of Ziziphus nummularia on roadside of a road to Zubara, north-western Qatar, February 28, 2014
LinkShrubby Horsetail (Ephedra foliata, Ephedra ciliata, local name alanda) growing on bushes of Ziziphus nummularia on roadside of a road to Zubara in area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, January 16, 2016
LinkShrubby Horsetail (Ephedra foliata, Ephedra ciliata, local name alanda) taken from Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, March 12, 2016
LinkShrubby Horsetail (Ephedra foliata, Ephedra ciliata, local name alanda) with flowers in Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, March 26, 2016
LinkFruits of shrubby horsetail (Ephedra foliata, Ephedra ciliata, local name alanda) taken from Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, March 26, 2016

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