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|Noun||1.||genus Tamarix - genus of deciduous shrubs or small trees of eastern Mediterranean regions and tropical Asia|
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Tamaricaceae, Tamaricaceae, tamarisk family - family of desert shrubs and trees (mostly halophytes and xerophytes)
tamarisk - any shrub or small tree of the genus Tamarix having small scalelike or needle-shaped leaves and feathery racemes of small white or pinkish flowers; of mostly coastal areas with saline soil