African Plant Database

Tamarix arborea (Sieber ex Ehrenb.) Bunge
Protologue : Tent. Gen. Tamar. 67 (1852)
Information on the genus : Tamarix
Basionym : Tamarix gallica var. arborea Sieber ex Ehrenb.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tamarix gallica var. arborea Sieber ex Ehrenb. (1827)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tamarix arborea var. subvelutina Boiss. (1867)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree, often bushy, 5-10 m high.
Ecology : Salty banks of rivers, oases, dunes, wadis. Tunesia, Libya, Egypt; Israel, Jordan; Sokotra. – Mauritania?

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • PAMPANINI, R. (1914). Piantae Tripolitanae.
  • BAUM, B. R. (1978). The genus Tamarix.
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1979). Flora of Libya. 66: 15

Bibliography other :
  • Alaimo, M.G., M.L. Gargano & al. (2013). Leaf anatomy in Tamarix arborea var. arborea (Tamaricaceae). Plant Biosystems 147(1): 21-24
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°94956 modified 2007-01-24
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