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  Tamarix gallica var. indica
 
  Family: TAMARICACEAE
  Citation:  Tamarix gallica var. indica (Willd.) Ehrenb., Linnaea 2: 268. 1827; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 248. 1874. Tamarix indica Willd., Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin Neue Schriften 4: 214. 1803; B.V. Shetty and R.P. Pandey in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 25. 1993.
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  Description: Shrubs or small trees. Leaves 0.5-3 mm long, broadly triangular to ovate-lanceolate or triangular-ovate, abruptly acute to acuminate at apex, usually minutely papillose. Racemes aestival or vernal, simple or densely compound, each 3-7.5 (-11) x 0.3-0.4 (-0.5) cm; bracts 1.5-2.5 mm long, ovate-lanceolate, trullate-lanceolate or trullate-ovate, acuminate at apex, denticulate to subentire, deflexed. Flowers pale pink to pink. Sepals 5, almost free, 0.6-1.1 x 0.5-0.8 mm, equal, ovate, trullate-ovate, broadly ovate or suborbicular, rounded or truncate at apex, upper half incised denticulate. Petals 5, (1.2-) 1.5-2 x 0.8-1.1 mm, obovate, oblong-elliptic or obovate-elliptic, caducous. Stamens exserted; filaments 2.5-3.5 mm long, mesodiscine. Disc 0.5-1 mm across, 5-lobed, lobes notched. Capsules 3-4 x 0.6-1.5 mm; seeds ca 0.6 mm long; coma ca 2.5 mm long.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Palakkad
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  Habitat: Grown as garden plant
  Distribution: South Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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