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

This taxon is accepted by Amaranthaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

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.

 Information From

World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
'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
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).