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  1. Tamarix, genus Tamarix(noun)

    genus of deciduous shrubs or small trees of eastern Mediterranean regions and tropical Asia

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  1. Tamarix

    The genus Tamarix is composed of about 50-60 species of flowering plants in the family Tamaricaceae, native to drier areas of Eurasia and Africa. The generic name originated in Latin and may have referred to the Tamaris River in Hispania Tarraconensis.

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