Description & Remarks. As other species in the genus this species made the way from Haloxylon to Hammada and back to Haloxylon. See more from the. Description. It is a glabrous shrub with erect, woody, and richly branched stems and fleshy, greyish-green branches becoming blackish by age. Leaves are. In the course of our research program on medicinal plants, we investigated Haloxylon scoparium a species in Moroccan Sahara. In the present.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The genus belongs to the subfamily Salsoloideae in the family AmaranthaceaeIt consists of only 2 species: In the deserts of Central Asiaa large halxoylon of birds are associated with saxaul, including the saxaul sparrow.

Haloxylon scoparium Pomel — The Plant List

Haloxylon ammodendron Haloxylon persicum. They are now classified to genus Hammadawith exception of the former Haloxylon stocksii syn.


Haloxylon recurvumwhich has been moved to Salsola stocksii. The fruit with wings is about 8 millimetres 0. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. In Rechinger, Karl Heinz et al. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Hammada scoparia

The plan is to cover the entire former bed with a forest. The two stigmas are very short. Retrieved from ” https: In fruit, the perianth segments develop spreading wings. Haloxylon Bunge ex E.

The genus Haloxylon hakoxylon distributed in southwest and Central Asia, from Egypt to Mongolia and China Sinkiang and Kansuwhere it grows in sandy habitats psammophyte.

The seed is sfoparium 1. Haloxylon and its species are known by the common name saxaul. The species of genus Haloxylon are shrubs or small trees 1—8 metres 3.

Plant Biodiversity of South-Western Morocco

The leaves are reduced to small scales. In the former bed of the Aral Seasaxaul trees are being planted to stop the wind picking up contaminated sand from the dried up sea bed and spreading them through scopxrium atmosphere.


International Journal of Plant Sciences. Views Read Edit View history. The flowers are very small, as long or shorter than the bracteolesbisexual or male. This page was last edited on 21 Julyat Uses editors parameter Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

Haloxylon is a genus of shrubs or small trees, belonging to the plant family Amaranthaceae. Haloxylon Haloxylon ammodendron Scientific classification Kingdom: The genus name Haloxylon was published by Alexander Bunge ex Eduard Fenzl inwith the type species Haloxylon ammodendron.

The inflorescences are short yaloxylon borne on the stems of the previous year. Phylogenetic research revealed that several species formerly included in Haloxylon are not related to this genus. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Haloxylon. The branches of the current year are green, from erect to pendant.

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