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Tamarix africana

Tamaris d’Afrique

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Plant family

Area

Littoral

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

5 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Scales

Height

3-10 m

Description

A coastal dweller. The most common Tamarix in the area.

Flowers

The pale pink flowers are borne in a tight spike, 30-60 mm long, 5-8 mm wide.

Leaves

Scales leaves resemble green scales e.g. Cupressus, Juniperus. Without stalks, scale-like, 2-4 mm long.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: with numerous, soft hairy seeds.

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