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Tamarix  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 22303

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): tamarisk [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyTamaricaceae  – tamarisk  
                               GenusTamarix L. – tamarisk  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Tamarix africana Poir. – saltcedar, tamarisk, tamarix, African tamarisk 
                                  Species Tamarix aphylla (L.) H. Karst. – saltcedar, tamarisk, tamarix, Athel tamarisk 
                                  Species Tamarix aralensis Bunge – tamarisk, tamarix, saltcedar, Russian tamarisk 
                                  Species Tamarix canariensis Willd. – tamarisk, tamarix, saltcedar, Canary Island tamarisk 
                                  Species Tamarix chinensis Lour. – fivestamen tamarisk, tamarisk, China tamarisk, saltcedar, Chinese tamarisk, tamarix, Chinese saltcedar, five-stamen tamarisk 
                                  Species Tamarix dioica Roxb. ex Roth – saltcedar, tamarix, tamarisk 
                                  Species Tamarix gallica L. – French tamarisk, tamarisk, saltcedar, tamarix 
                                  Species Tamarix parviflora DC. – small-flower tamarisk, saltcedar, tamarisk, tamarix, smallflower tamarisk 
                                  Species Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb. – tamarix, salt cedar, tamarisk, saltcedar 
                                  Species Tamarix stricta Boiss.  
                                  Species Tamarix tetragyna Ehrenb. – saltcedar, tamarix, tamarisk, four-stamen tamarisk 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tamarix   
  Source: Tamaricaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Tamarix   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Tamarix   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Tamarix   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2015   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 6: Magnoliophyta: Cucurbitaceae to Droseraceae   
  Page(s): 496   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-19-534027-2   
  Notes: The volumes are also reproduced online (   
  Reference for: Tamarix   

 Geographic Information
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