9. Tamarix baluchistanica Qaiser in Pak. J. Bot. 12 (2):128. 1981.
Shrub , 1.5-3 (-4) m tall with brownish bark. Branches glabrous. Leaves narrow at base, more or less ovate, 1.5-2(3) mm long, 0.5 mm broad, acute. Inflorescence aestival, compound, 3-10 cm long, 3-4 mm broad with glabrous rachis. Flowers pentamerous, pink. Bracts triangular-trullate, entire 1.5-1.75 mm long, 1 mm broad, acute. Pedicel c. 1 mm long. Calyx 5, sepals ovate or trullate-ovate, 0.75-1 mm long, 0.5 mm broad, with denticulate margin, inner 3 smaller, outer 2 large and acute. Petals obovate or more or less unguiculate, 1.5-1.75 mm long, 0.75-1 mm broad. Stamens 5, filaments filiform, 2-3 mm long, anthers apiculate, disc confluent epilophic, insertion hypodiscal. Ovary stipitate, ovate, 1.5-2 mm long. Capsule pyramidal, 3-3.5 mm long, 1-1.5 mm broad.
Fl. Per.: June - July
Holotype: 15 miles from Ziarat on way to Quetta, M. Qaiser & A. Ghafoor 1435 (KUH).
Distribution: Known from the type locality only.