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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Retrieved 2 June The fruit with wings is about 8 millimetres 0. 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 the atmosphere.

In the deserts of Central Asiaa large number of birds are associated with saxaul, including the saxaul sparrow. The species of genus Haloxylon are shrubs or small trees 1—8 metres 3. The branches of the current year are green, from erect to pendant.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.

Haloxylon ammodendron Haloxylon persicum.

Haloxylon – Wikipedia

The genus belongs to the subfamily Salsoloideae in the family AmaranthaceaeIt consists of only 2 species: This page was last edited on 21 Scooariumat Haloxylon recurvumwhich has been moved to Salsola stocksii.

Phylogenetic research revealed that several species formerly included in Haloxylon are not related to this genus.

Haloxylon Haloxylon ammodendron Scientific classification Kingdom: Retrieved from ” https: International Journal of Plant Sciences. The leaves are reduced to small hhaloxylon. Haloxylon Bunge ex E.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Haloxylon. The seed is about 1. The two stigmas are very short. Views Read Edit View history. The inflorescences are short shoots borne on the stems of the previous year. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. They are now classified to genus Hammadawith exception of the former Haloxylon stocksii syn. Haloxylon and its species are known by the common name saxaul. Haloxylon is a genus of shrubs or small trees, belonging to the plant family Amaranthaceae.


In Rechinger, Karl Heinz et al. The flowers are very small, as long or shorter than the bracteolesbisexual or male.

Hammada scoparia

The plan is to cover the entire former bed with a forest. Uses editors parameter Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. In fruit, the perianth segments develop spreading wings. The genus name Haloxylon was published by Alexander Bunge ex Eduard Fenzl inwith the type species Haloxylon ammodendron.

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