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 genus name Haloxylon was published by Alexander Bunge ex Eduard Fenzl inwith the type species Haloxylon ammodendron.

Haloxylon and its species are known by the common name saxaul. The plan haloxyln to cover the entire former bed with a forest. Retrieved 2 June Haloxylon Haloxylon ammodendron Scientific classification Kingdom: Haloxylon Bunge ex E. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 21 Julyat The genus belongs to the subfamily Salsoloideae in the family AmaranthaceaeIt consists of only 2 species: In the deserts of Central Asiaa large number of birds are associated with saxaul, including the saxaul sparrow. The haloxyylon are reduced to small scales. Haloxylon is a genus of shrubs or small trees, belonging to the plant family Amaranthaceae.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The fruit with wings is about scopariun millimetres 0.

Uses editors parameter Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. The seed is about 1. They are now classified to haaloxylon Hammadawith exception of the former Haloxylon stocksii syn.

Haloxylon – Wikipedia

International Journal of Plant Sciences. The inflorescences are short shoots borne on the stems of the previous year. The branches of the current year are green, from erect to pendant. The two stigmas are very short.

In Rechinger, Karl Heinz et al. Haloxylon recurvumwhich has been moved to Salsola stocksii. The flowers are very small, as long or shorter than the bracteolesbisexual or male.

Hammada scoparia

Haloxylon ammodendron Haloxylon persicum. The species of genus Haloxylon are shrubs or small trees 1—8 metres 3. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. In the scopparium 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 fruit, the perianth segments develop spreading wings. 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. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Haloxylon. Phylogenetic research revealed that several species formerly included in Haloxylon are not related to this genus.