20. Tamarix alii Qaiser in Pak. J. Bot. 13(2):145. 1981.
Shrub, 1-2.5 (-3) m tall with reddish brown bark, glabrous. Leaves vaginate with a short spine, 2 mm long. Racemes aestival, compound, lax, 2.5-9 cm long, 5-7 mm broad; rachis glabrous. Flowers pentamerous, pink. Bracts c. 1.5 mm long, c. 1 mm broad, subamplexicaul or amplexicaul, ovate-triangular ovate; pedicel 1 mm long. Sepals 5, ovate, obtuse, denticulate, inner ovate or orbicular, 1-1.25 mm long, 1 mm broad. Petals 5, obovate or elliptic oblong, 2-2.25 mm long, 1 mm broad, cuneate at the apex, recurved. Stamens 4 mm long, anthers exapiculate, cordate, exserted, disc confluent epiophic. Styles 3, oblong, ovary ovate, 2-2.5 mm long.
Fl. Per.: June-October
Holotype: Near Saren Lake, M. Qaiser, A. Ghafoor & Abrar Hussain 3737 (KUH).
Distribution: Known from Sind Only.