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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International Journal of Plant Sciences. Haloxylon Bunge ex E. In the deserts of Central Asiaa large number of birds are associated with saxaul, including the saxaul sparrow. In Rechinger, Karl Heinz et al. 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.


Haloxylon – Wikipedia

The two stigmas are very short. The plan is to cover the entire former bed with a forest.

The species of genus Haloxylon are shrubs or small trees 1—8 metres 3. The flowers are very small, as long or shorter than the bracteolesbisexual or male. The leaves are reduced to small scales. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Haloxylon and its species are known by the common name saxaul. This page was last edited on 21 Julyat Haloxylon Haloxylon ammodendron Scientific classification Kingdom: Phylogenetic research revealed that several species formerly included in Haloxylon are not related to this genus. Haloxylon ammodendron Haloxylon persicum.

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Haloxylon is a genus of shrubs or small trees, belonging to the plant family Amaranthaceae. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Haloxylon. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Haloxylon recurvumwhich has been moved to Salsola stocksii. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The inflorescences are short shoots borne on the stems of the previous year. Retrieved from ” https: The seed is about 1. Retrieved 2 June The genus name Haloxylon was published by Alexander Bunge ex Eduard Fenzl inwith the type species Haloxylon ammodendron. acoparium


The branches of the current year are green, from erect to pendant. The genus belongs to the subfamily Salsoloideae in the family AmaranthaceaeIt consists of only 2 species: 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.

Views Read Edit View history. They are now classified to genus Hammadawith exception of the former Haloxylon stocksii syn. Uses editors parameter Articles with ‘species’ ualoxylon Commons category link is on Wikidata. The fruit with wings is about 8 millimetres 0. In fruit, the perianth segments develop spreading wings.