<i>Ephedra yangthangensis</i> (Ephedraceae), a new species from Himachal Pradesh, India

  • Prabha Sharma Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi 110 007
  • Rita Singh University School of Environment Management, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Sector 16 C, Dwarka, New Delhi, Delhi 110078
Keywords: Ephedra, Gymnospem, Himachal Pradesh, India, New Species, Taxonomy.

Abstract

A new species Ephedra yangthangensis Prabha Sharma & Rita Singh is described, and illustrated from Himachal Pradesh, India. This new species is most similar to E. intermedia Schr. & Meyer, from which it is distinguishable by its smaller male strobili, shorter length and curved synangiophore, yellowish orange fleshy bracts of bigger female strobili, fade orange scale leaves and light green robust stem as compared to the other flourishing species E. intermedia.

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 23(2): 195-198, 2016 (December)

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Sharma, P., & Singh, R. (2016). <i>Ephedra yangthangensis</i&gt; (Ephedraceae), a new species from Himachal Pradesh, India. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 23(2), 195-198. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v23i2.30850
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