25. Tamarix sarenensis Qaiser in Pak. J. Bot. 13(2):155. 1981.
Shrub with reddish brown bark, 1-1.5 m tall entirely glabrous. Leaves vaginate, abruptly ending in a short spine, 1.5-2 mm long, younger leaves imbricate. Racemes aestival, simple or compound 2-5 (-6) cm long, 6-7 mm broad with glabrous rachis. Pedicel 1-1.5 (-1.75) mm long, bract amplexicaul, acute-acuminate, triangulate ovate, 1.75-2 mm long, c. 1 mm broad. Sepals 5, 1.5-1.75 mm long, 1 mm broad, ovate, entire to subentire, outer two more acute than the inner three. Petals 5, elliptic or elliptic obovate, 2.25-2.75 mm long, c. 1 mm broad, obtuse. Stamens 6-9 (-10), antipetalous one somewhat shorter; 2 mm long, anthers obovate apiculate, disc epilophic. Sytles 3, clavate, ovary stipitate, 2 mm long, pyramidal shaped.
Fl. Per.: January-October.
Holotype: Saren Lake, near Diplo, S. I. Ali, S. A. Faruqi & Sultanul Abedin 4335 (KUH).
Distribution: Known from type locality only.