genus Ephedra

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Related to genus Ephedra: Ephedraceae
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Noun1.genus Ephedra - type and sole genus of Ephedraceae: tropical and subtropical evergreen shrubby or creeping plants native to dry and inhospitable regions
gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
Ephedraceae, family Ephedraceae - ephedras: in some classifications included in the Gnetaceae
ephedra, joint fir - jointed and nearly leafless desert shrub having reduced scalelike leaves and reddish fleshy seeds
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Diversification in North American arid lands: Niche conservation, divergence and expansion of habitat explain speciation in the genus Ephedra.
Some of the TCMs contained plants of the genus Ephedra and Asarum.
Monograph of the North American species of the genus Ephedra.