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 Bunge ex E. 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.

Hammada scoparia

They are now classified to genus Hammadawith exception of the former Haloxylon stocksii syn. The genus belongs to the subfamily Salsoloideae in the family Amaranthaceae sciparium, It consists of only 2 species: Phylogenetic research revealed that several species formerly included in Haloxylon are not related to this genus.


Retrieved from ” https: Haloxylon is a scopagium of shrubs or small trees, belonging to the plant family Amaranthaceae. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Haloxylon.

Hammada scoparia – Wikispecies

Haloxylon Haloxylon ammodendron Scientific classification Kingdom: The inflorescences are short shoots borne on the stems of the previous year. Haloxylon ammodendron Haloxylon persicum. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The branches of the current year are green, from erect to pendant. The flowers are very small, as long or shorter than the bracteolesbisexual or male.

The fruit with wings is about 8 millimetres 0. The genus name Haloxylon was published by Alexander Bunge ex Eduard Fenzl inwith the type species Haloxylon ammodendron. Haloxylon recurvumwhich has been moved to Salsola stocksii.

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The leaves are reduced to small scales. International Journal of Plant Sciences. Uses editors parameter Articles with ‘species’ microformats Scopariim category link is on Wikidata.


The seed is about 1. Haloxylon and its species are known by the common name saxaul.

The plan is to cover the entire former bed with a forest. 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.

Plant Biodiversity of South-Western Morocco

This page was last edited on 21 Julyat In fruit, the perianth segments develop spreading wings. Retrieved 2 June 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 Rechinger, Karl Heinz et al.

The two stigmas are very short. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.