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4. Myricaria davurica (Willd.) Ehrenb. in Linnaea. 2:278. 1827. Gorshk. l.c., 327 Bobrov, l.c. 1930; Stewart in Nasir & Ali Ann. Cat. Vas. Pl. Pak. Kash. 486. 1972; Qaiser, l.c. 205.


  • Myricaria brevifolia Turcz
  • Myricaria dahurica DC.
  • Myricaria dahurica var. macrophylla Bunge
  • Myricaria longifolia var. davurica (Willd.) Maxim.
  • Tamarix davurica* Willd.

    Shrub with greyish brown bark, 2.5-3 m tall, branches erct to more or less appressed, rather sparsely leafy. Leaves lanceolate to oblong oval, 0.5-1.5 cm long, 1-3 mm broad, obtuse, narrowed at base. Racemes lateral, very rarely terminal, dense, 4-7 cm long, 1-1.5 cm broad, bracts ovate-oblong, 4-8 mm long, 3-4 mm broad, acutish with scarious margin; pedicel 2-3 mm long. Calyx 3-4 mm long, lobes oblong-lanceolate or linear, acutish with somewhat scarious margin. Petals pink, oblong oval-obovate, 5-6 mm long, 2.5-3 mm broad, obtuse. Filaments connate about half or less of their length with free parts, dilated at base; shorter filaments 2 mm long, longer c. 3 mm long, anthers rounded, obtuse, 0.5 mm long. Ovary oblong, ovoid, 4 mm long with ovoid stigma. Capsule elongated-pyramidal, 0.7-1 cm long, 2-3 mm broad.

    Fl. Per.: June.

    Holotype: Davuria, Pallas, (Herb. Willd. no. 6072 (B).

    Distribution: Southern Siberia, Magnolia and Pakistan.

    This is a rare species in Pakistan.


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