Tamaricaceae

plural noun Tam·a·ri·ca·ce·ae \ˌtamərə̇ˈkāsēˌē\

Definition of Tamaricaceae

  1. :  a family of chiefly desert and often heathlike shrubs or trees (order Parietales) widely distributed in warm regions and having narrow entire leaves and flowers with five stamens and a one-celled ovary

tamaricaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of tamaricaceae

New Latin, from Tamaric-, Tamarix, type genus + -aceae


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