Tamarix salina* sensu Baum
Erect shrub, 2-3 m tall with brownish black to blackish gray bark, branches glabrous to subglabrous. Leaves sessile, amplexicaul or pseudo-vaginate, acute or acuminate, 1-2 mm long, 0.5 mm broad. Inflorescence aestival, simple raceme, 3-7 cm long, 5-6 (-7) mm broad, rachis pubescent to subpubescent. Bracts simple, ovate, triangulate-ovate, 1-1.5 mm long, 0.5-0.75 mm broad, crenato-dentate or entire, pedicel 0.5-1.25 mm long. Calyx pentamerous. Sepals c. 1.5 mm long, 0.75 mm broad, ovate, obtuse with incisodenticulate margin, outer 2 short. Corolla pentamerous, petals elliptic oblong or obovate, 3-2.5 mm long, 1-1.25 mm broad, deciduous. Stamens 5, 3-3.5 mm long, filaments filiform, insertion hypodiscal with epilophic to confluent epilophic disc, anthers cordate, not apiculate, 0.75 mm long. Ovary stipitate, ovate, 2-2.5 mm long after anthesis, styles 3, ± oblong. Capsule pyramidal shaped, c. 5 mm long, 1.5 mm broad.
Fl per.: January-October.
Holotype: 45/6 miles from Karachi on way to Hyderabad, Sultanul Abedin 3535 (KUH).
Distribution: Probably endemic to Pakistan.