Reaumuria is a genus of flowering plants in the family Tamaricaceae, found in North Africa, Sicily, Anatolia, the Middle East, the Caucasus, Pakistan, Central Asia, Mongolia, Tibet, and northern China. They tend to be perennial xerophytic and halophytic shrubs or subshrubs.[3]

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Reaumuria hirtella
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Tamaricaceae
Genus: Reaumuria

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  • Beaumulix Willd. ex Poir.
  • Eichwaldia Ledeb.
  • Hololachna Ehrenb.
  • Racletia Adans.


Currently accepted species include:[2]


  1. ^ Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 1081 (1759)
  2. ^ a b "Reaumuria L." Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 25 July 2020.
  3. ^ Shi, Yong; Yan, Xia; Zhao, Pengshan; Yin, Hengxia; Zhao, Xin; Xiao, Honglang; Li, Xinrong; Chen, Guoxiong; Ma, Xiao-Fei (2013). "Transcriptomic Analysis of a Tertiary Relict Plant, Extreme Xerophyte Reaumuria soongorica to Identify Genes Related to Drought Adaptation". PLOS ONE. 8 (5): e63993. Bibcode:2013PLoSO...863993S. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063993. PMC 3662755. PMID 23717523.