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Ephedra gerardiana Ephedra gerardiana is a compact sub-shrub found in the arid mountainous desert of Himalayan India, above Leh Ephedra gerardiana,Fall,Geotagged,gerardiana Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies intro

Ephedra gerardiana

Ephedra gerardiana is a compact sub-shrub found in the arid mountainous desert of Himalayan India, above Leh

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''Ephedra gerardiana'' is a species of ''Ephedra'', endemic to the mountains of Afghanistan, Bhutan, northern India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sikkim, Tajikistan, and Tibet. It is a perennial small shrub composed primarily of fibrous stalks, generally about 8 inches though sometimes growing to 24 inches in height, with small, yellow flowers followed by round, red, edible fruits. It is sometimes used as a stimulant, and in Ayurvedic medicine its tea is used as medicine for colds, coughs, bronchitis, asthma,.. more

Similar species: Ephedrales
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jan 21, 2019. Captured Sep 25, 2012 07:40 in Khardung La Rd, 194101.
  • Canon PowerShot G10
  • f/4.0
  • 1/1244s
  • ISO80
  • 6.1mm