Haloxylon ammodendron (C.A.Mey.) Bunge ex Fenzl
  • Fl. Ross.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Haloxylon ammodendron (C.A.Mey.) Bunge ex Fenzl. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000715230. Accessed on: 24 Oct 2020'

General Information

Trees small, 1-9 m tall. Trunk to 50 cm in diam. at ground level; bark gray-white; wood hard, brittle; older branches gray-brown or light yellow-brown, usually fissured annular; annual branches obliquely spreading or pendulous, long, thin, internodes 0.4-1.2 cm × ca. 1.5 mm. Leaves slightly spreading, scale-like, broadly triangular, apex obtuse, awnless; leaf axil cottony. Flowers borne on dwarf, lateral spurs of previous year’s branches; bractlets navicular, broadly ovate, nearly equaling perianth, margin membranous. Perianth segments oblong, portion above abaxial wing slightly incurved, surrounding utricle, apex obtuse; abaxial wing borne ca. 1/3 of distance from apex, obliquely spreading or horizontal, kidney-shaped to suborbicular, 5-8 mm wide, base cordate to cuneate, margin undulate or erose. Disk obscure. Utricle yellow-brown; pericarp not adnate to seed. Seed black, ca. 2.5 mm in diam.; embryo dark green, spiral, abaxially convex, turbinate, adaxially plane. Fl. May-Jul, fr. Sep-Oct.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
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    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Global Tree Search
    https://tools.bgci.org/global_tree_search.php
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • D Botanic Gardens Conservation International