Ephedra sinica


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Noun1.Ephedra sinica - Chinese ephedra yielding ephedrineEphedra sinica - Chinese ephedra yielding ephedrine  
ephedra, joint fir - jointed and nearly leafless desert shrub having reduced scalelike leaves and reddish fleshy seeds
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Mey, Ephedra regeliana Florin, Ephedra saxatilis (Stapf) Royle ex Florin, Ephedra sinica Stapf.
Ephedra sinica, Ephedra equisetina and Ephedra intermedia, collectively known by their Chinese name ma huang, are indigenous to Pakistan, China, and northwestern India (White et al.