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Key to Tamarix

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(For a list of species in Tamarix, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Leaf united completely around stem (giving stem ± jointed appearance), ± mucronate ..... T. aphylla

1' Leaf ± clasping stem,  to long-acuminate

2. Sepalspetalsstamens generally 4 ..... T. parviflora

2' Sepals, petals, stamens 5

3. Nectary disk  confluent with stamens, sometimes very shallow or ± 0 ..... T. gallica

3' Nectary disk lobes  stamens

4. Sepals ; flowers with 1–2 stamens attached between lobes of nectary disk, 3–4 below nectary disk ..... T. chinensis

4' Sepals minutely ; flowers with 5 stamens attached below nectary disk ..... T. ramosissima



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