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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The two stigmas are very short. The fruit with wings is about 8 millimetres 0. In fruit, the perianth segments develop spreading wings.

The flowers are very small, as long or shorter than the bracteolesbisexual or male. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Haloxylon. 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. Retrieved from ” https: The genus belongs to the subfamily Salsoloideae in the family AmaranthaceaeIt consists of only 2 species: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Views Read Edit View history. Phylogenetic research revealed that several species formerly included in Haloxylon are not related to this genus.

Hammada scoparia

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. International Journal of Plant Sciences. Haloxylon recurvumwhich has been moved to Salsola stocksii.

Haloxylon scoparium – Wikipedia

The branches of the current year haloxypon green, from erect to pendant. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Haloxylon ammodendron Haloxylon persicum. 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 Bunge ex E. Haloxylon is a genus of shrubs or small trees, belonging to the plant family Amaranthaceae. The species of genus Haloxylon are shrubs or small trees 1—8 metres 3.

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Plant Biodiversity of South-Western Morocco

The seed is about 1. Uses editors parameter Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons scoparim link is on Wikidata. The plan is to cover the entire former bed with a forest.

The genus name Haloxylon was published by Alexander Bunge ex Eduard Fenzl inwith the type species Haloxylon ammodendron. This page was last edited on 21 Julyat The leaves are reduced to small scales. The inflorescences are short shoots borne on the stems of the previous year.

In the deserts of Central Asiaa large number of birds are associated with saxaul, including the saxaul sparrow. In Rechinger, Karl Heinz et al. Haloxylon Haloxylon ammodendron Scientific classification Kingdom: