Tamarix orientalis
Tamarisk Tam"a*risk, n. [L. tamariscus, also tamarix, tamarice, Skr. tam[=a]la, tam[=a]laka, a tree with a very dark bark; cf. tamas darkness: cf. F. tamarisc, tamarix, tamaris.] (Bot.) Any shrub or tree of the genus {Tamarix}, the species of which are European and Asiatic. They have minute scalelike leaves, and small flowers in spikes. An Arabian species ({Tamarix mannifera}) is the source of one kind of manna. [1913 Webster]

{Tamarisk salt tree}, an East Indian tree ({Tamarix orientalis}) which produces an incrustation of salt. [1913 Webster]


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