Tamarix senegalensis

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Tamarix senegalensis is a species of flowering plants of the Tamaricaceae family.[2] It is a tree or twiggy shrub, that grows in saline soil, sandy desert and sea-shore.[3]

Description

Tamarix senegalensis is a large shrub, reaching 2-5 metres height. It has many small leaves. In Cape Verde it is called tarrafe, and the related name tarrafal has been given to a number of localities.[4]

Distribution and ecology

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Leaves of the Senegalese tamarisk

Tamarix senegalensis occurs on and near the coasts of northwestern Africa (Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal) and the Cape Verde islands.[3][5]

References

  1. ^ DC., In: Prod. 3: 96
  2. ^ Roskov, Y.; Kunze, T.; Orrel, T.; Abucay, L.; Paglinawan, L.; Culham, A.; Bailly, n.; Kirk, P.; Bourgoin, T.; Baillargeon, T.; Decock, W.; De Wever, A.; Didžiulis, V. (6 December 2014). ”Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2014 Annual Checklist.”. Species 2000. Reading, England.
  3. ^ a b "Tamarix sengalensis". Conservatory and Botanical Garden of the City of Geneva: African Plant Database. Retrieved 27 January 2019.
  4. ^ Planta Endemicas e arvores indigenas de Cabo Verde
  5. ^ Oromí, Martín, Zurita & Cabrera, 2005 : Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: Hongos, Plantas y Animales Terrestres. Gobierno de Canarias, Consejería de Medio Ambiente y Ordenación Territorial, p. 52
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Tamarix senegalensis: Brief Summary

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Tamarix senegalensis is a species of flowering plants of the Tamaricaceae family. It is a tree or twiggy shrub, that grows in saline soil, sandy desert and sea-shore.

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