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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The northern areas of Pakistan are considered to be rich in biodiversity and contain more than 400 species of medicinal plant species including genus ephedra, which is evergreen gymnosperm, belonging to family Ephedraceae [1].
Diversification in North American arid lands: Niche conservation, divergence and expansion of habitat explain speciation in the genus Ephedra. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 65: 437-450.
"Some of the TCMs contained plants of the genus Ephedra and Asarum.