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Taxonomy ID: 3387 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid3387)
Scientific name: Ephedra L., 1753
Inherited blast name: seed plants
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
common name: Mormon-tea
common name: joint firs
common name: ma huang
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Acrogymnospermae; Gnetidae; Ephedrales; Ephedraceae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 2,296 -
Nucleotide EST 4,981 -
Protein 1,485 -
Genome 2 -
Popset 89 84
PubMed Central 783 783
Gene 238 -
SRA Experiments 9 -
Protein Clusters 57 -
Identical Protein Groups 489 -
Bio Project 11 -
Bio Sample 8 -
Taxonomy 91 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneFlora of China - Ephedraceae
Liguo Fu, Yong-fu Yu & Harald Riedl. Ephedraceae Dumortier. In Wu, Z. Y. & P. H. Raven, eds. July 1999. Flora of China. Vol. 4 (Cycadaceae through Fagaceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. Online version.

Nota BeneFNA - Ephedraceae
Stevenson DW. Ephedraceae Dumortier. 1993. In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.) Flora of North America North of Mexico, Vol. 2: Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms. New York and Oxford. On-line version.

Nota BeneTROPICOS (May 13, 2015)
Name accessed on 13 May 2015 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

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Ephedra taxonomy/phylogenetic PLANTS Database (USDA/NRCS)
Ephedra taxonomy/phylogenetic The International Plant Names Index
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Ephedra L. taxonomy/phylogenetic USDA-ARS GRIN Taxonomy
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