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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Tamaricaceae
Genus: Myricaria
Species: M. albiflora – M. bracteata – M. davurica – M. elegans – M. germanica – M. laxa – M. laxiflora – M. longifolia – M. paniculata – M. platyphylla – M. prostrata – M. pulcherrima – M. rosea – M. schartii – M. squamosa – M. wardii

Myricaria Desv. Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 4: 349. (1825)

Type species: Myricaria germanica (L.) Desv. Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 4: 349. (1825)


Myrtama Ovcz. & Kinzik. Dokl. Akad. Nauk Tadzh. SSR ser. 2 20(7): 55. (1977)
Myrtama elegans (Royle) Ovcz. & Kinzik. Dokl. Akad. Nauk Tadzh. SSR ser. 2 20(7): 56–57. (1977)


Desvaux, N.A. 1825. Annales des Sciences Naturelles (Paris) 4: 349.
Hassler, M. 2017. Myricaria. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Mar. 21. Reference page. Excludes M. elegans see FOC, Wang, (2009) & Zhang, (2006).
'eFloras 2008. Myricaria in Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Myricaria. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 31 2017.
Wang, Y., Liu, Y.F., Liu, S.B. & Huang, H.W. 2009. Molecular phylogeny of Myricaria (Tamaricaceae): implications for taxonomy and conservation in China. Botanical Studies 50: 343-352. Full text from ResearchGate Reference page.
Zhang, D., Zhang, Y.,Gaskin, J.F. & Chen, Z. 2006. Systematic position of Myrtama Ovcz. & Kinz. based on morphological and nrDNA ITS sequence evidence. Chinese Science Bulletin 51(1): 117-123. DOI: 10.1007/s11434-006-8215-y Full text PDF from ResearchGate Reference page.

Vernacular names
suomi: Pensaskanervat

Myricaria is a genus of flowering plants of the family Tamaricaceae, native to Eurasia.

Species considered valid by The Plant List[3] are as follows:

Myricaria albiflora Grierson & D.G. Long
Myricaria davurica (Willd.) Ehrenb.
Myricaria elegans Royle
Myricaria germanica (L.) Desv.
Myricaria laxa W.W. Sm.
Myricaria laxiflora (Franch.) P.Y. Zhang & Y.J. Zhang
Myricaria paniculata P.Y. Zhang & Y.J. Zhang
Myricaria platyphylla Maxim.
Myricaria prostrata Hook. f. & Thomson
Myricaria pulcherrima Batalin
Myricaria rosea W.W. Sm.
Myricaria wardii C. Marquand


Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 4: 349. 1825
Blumea 24(1): 153. 1978
"Myricaria". The Plant List. Retrieved 2 December 2019.

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