Ephedra gerardiana Wall. ex Stapf

  • Family : EPHEDRACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Ephedraceae
  • Species : Ephedra gerardiana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ephedra gerardiana Wall. ex Stapf
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments : Seed is edible. The species from which the drug Ephedrine(a neuro transmitter which acts on the adrenergic receptors) is extracted.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kodagu
  • Floras referred : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 Flora of Coorg


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