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Taxon: Tamarix aphylla (L.) H. Karst.

 
Genus: Tamarix
Family: Tamaricaceae
Nomen number: 36222
Place of publication: Deut. Fl. 641. 1882
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-May-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (may cause salinization fide Firewood Cr) firebreak (may cause salinization fide Firewood Cr) ornamental; ornamental; ornamental; ornamental; revegetator; revegetator; revegetator; revegetator; shade/shelter; shade/shelter; shade/shelter; shade/shelter
  • Fuels: fuelwood
  • Materials: wood
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Mauritania, Senegal

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran (s.)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi] Pakistan


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Kuwait
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iraq, Israel, Jordan


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Namibia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Jalisco]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


References:

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  3. Baum, B. R. 1978. The genus Tamarix. 81.
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  5. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Tamarix+aphylla&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  8. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  9. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  10. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  11. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  12. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  13. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  14. Kartesz, J. T. 2011. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP)
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  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  17. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  18. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
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  25. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
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Check other web resources for Tamarix aphylla (L.) H. Karst. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Tamarix aphylla cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=36222. Accessed 18 November 2019.