Tamarix smyrnensis Bunge
  • Tent. Gen. Tamar.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Tamarix smyrnensis Bunge. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000459435. Accessed on: 17 Oct 2021'

General Information

A tall shrub or undersized tree, 1.54 (-5) m tall with reddish brown bark, entirely glabrous. Leaves lanceolate-ovate, sessile with somewhat narrow base, 2-3 mm long, 1-1.5 mm broad, entire, acute. Racemes aestival, compound 1-4 cm long, 3.4 mm broad with naked floral axis from the base to some way. Flowers pentamerous, pink or pinkish white; peduncle 0.5-1 cm long. Bracts triangular, amplexicaul, acute, entire 1.75-2.25 mm long, 0.5-0.75 mm broad, pedicel 0.5-1 mm long. Sepals fused at the base, ovate to trullate-ovate, 1 mm long 0.5-0.75 mm broad, denticulate especially at the apex, obtuse. Petals 5, orbicular-suborbicular or ovate, with a gibbous base, connivent, 1.25-2 mm long, 1 mm broad, persistent. Stamens 5, filaments filiform, inserted in between the lobes of mesodiscine disc, lobes not deeply emarginate, anthers cordate not apiculate. Styles 3, somewhat clavate, ovary somewhat stipitate, c. 2 mm long. Capsule pyramidal, 4-5 mm long.

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    Flora of Pakistan
    Flora of Pakistan. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2020.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Global Tree Search
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • B Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
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    International Union for Conservation of Nature
    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
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    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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