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  1. Tamaricaceae, family Tamaricaceae, tamarisk family(noun)

    family of desert shrubs and trees (mostly halophytes and xerophytes)

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  1. Tamaricaceae

    Tamaricaceae is a flowering plant family containing four genera. In the 1980s, the family was classified in the Violales under the Cronquist system; more modern classifications place them in the Caryophyllales. The family is native to drier areas of Europe, Asia and Africa. Many grow on saline soils, tolerating up to 15,000 ppm soluble salt and can also tolerate alkaline conditions. The leaves are generally scale-like, measure 1–5 mm long, overlap each other along the stem, and in some species are encrusted with salt secretions.

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  1. Tamaricaceae

    A plant family of the order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida.


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