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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Africa, Medit. to Temp. & S. Asia.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1–4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Distribution
Some 54 species according to Baum, chiefly in the Mediterranean region and Central Asia, reaching South Africa, India, China and Japan.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves scale-like, with salt-secreting glands
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in simple or compound racemes or spikes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals without scale-like appendages.

[FTEA]

Tamaricaceae, D. R. Hunt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1966

Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in narrow racemes or spikes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals without ligules
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens free or shortly connate at the base; anthers extrorse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary narrowed towards the apex; placentas basal; styles short and thick; stigmas flattened or somewhat concave
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds with a sessile apical tuft of hairs; endosperm absent.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Angola, Assam, Baleares, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chad, China North-Central, China Southeast, Corse, Cyprus, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Gambia, Greece, Gulf States, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Korea, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mali, Manchuria, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, North Caucasus, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Qinghai, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, South European Russi, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tadzhikistan, Tanzania, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Sahara, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Austria, Azores, Bermuda, Brazil South, California, Cambodia, China South-Central, Colorado, Dominican Republic, Free State, Georgia, Great Britain, Haiti, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Madeira, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Phoenix Is., Puerto Rico, Queensland, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming

Tamarix L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 270 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 1: 151.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by Mesfin Tadesse [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 131 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 270 (1753)

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0