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.