Ephedra lepidosperma

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Ephedra lepidosperma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Gnetophyta
Class: Gnetopsida
Order: Gnetales
Family: Ephedraceae
Genus: Ephedra
Species: E. lepidosperma
Binomial name
Ephedra lepidosperma

Ephedra lepidosperma, common name Li jiang ma huang, is a shrub native to the Chinese provinces of Guizhou, Sichuan, Xizang, and Yunnan. It grows in mountainous areas at an elevation of 2300–4200 m.[1][2]


  1. ^ Florin, Kongl. Svenska Vetenskapsakad. Handl., ser. 3. 12: 33. 1933.
  2. ^ Flora of China, vol 4 p 100