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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Haloxylon scoparium

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The plan is to cover the entire former bed with a forest.

Haloxylon Bunge ex E. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The species of genus Haloxylon are shrubs or small trees 1—8 metres 3.

Haloxylon Haloxylon ammodendron Scientific classification Kingdom: The seed is about 1. Phylogenetic research revealed that several species formerly included in Haloxylon scoprium not related to this genus. The fruit with wings is about 8 millimetres 0. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Haloxylon. Haloxylon is a genus of shrubs or small trees, belonging to the plant family Amaranthaceae.


Haloxylon recurvumwhich has been moved to Salsola stocksii. Haloxylon and its species haloxglon known by the common name saxaul.

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In fruit, the perianth segments develop spreading wings. The branches of dcoparium current year are green, from erect to pendant. This page was last edited on 21 Julyat The flowers are very small, as long or shorter than the bracteolesbisexual or male. The leaves are reduced to small scales. In Rechinger, Jaloxylon Heinz et al. Uses editors parameter Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

In the former bed scooparium 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 the atmosphere. Haloxylon ammodendron Haloxylon persicum. Views Read Edit View history.

The genus name Haloxylon was published by Alexander Bunge ex Eduard Fenzl inwith the type species Haloxylon ammodendron. In the deserts of Central Asiaa large number of birds are associated with saxaul, including the saxaul scopagium. The genus Haloxylon is distributed in southwest and Central Asia, from Egypt to Mongolia and China Sinkiang and Kansuwhere it grows in sandy habitats psammophyte.


The genus belongs to the subfamily Salsoloideae in the family AmaranthaceaeIt consists of only 2 species: The inflorescences are scopwrium shoots borne on the stems of the previous year. International Journal of Plant Sciences.

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The two stigmas are very short. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 2 June Retrieved from ” https: They are now classified to genus Hammadawith exception of the former Haloxylon stocksii syn.