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Haloxylon scoparium Pomel
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Climat. Alger 2: 335 (1875) 
Information on the genus : Haloxylon
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Hammada articulata (Moq.) O. Bolòs & Vigo
Status for TA : rejected (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hammada scoparia (Pomel) Iljin (1948)
 Hammada articulata subsp. scoparia (Pomel) O. Bolòs & Vigo (1974)
 Arthrophytum scoparium (Pomel) Iljin ex Emb. & Maire (1962)
 Haloxylon articulatum var. scoparium (Pomel) Hochr. (1904)
 Haloxylon articulatum subsp. scoparium (Pomel) Batt. (1890)
 Arthrophytum scoparium var. articulatum (Moq.) Le Houér. (1960)
 Hammada articulata (Moq.) O. Bolòs & Vigo (1974)
 Haloxylon articulatum (Moq.) Bunge (1851)
 Caroxylon articulatum Moq. (1849)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Salsola articulata Cav. (1795)
=Haloxylon tamariscifolium auct.
=Caroxylon articulatum auct.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 20-40 cm high; stems erect, woody, intricately branched, masses; branches alternately forked.
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Ecology : Sandy wadi banks, stony places; on silica or compact alluvions. N Africa, Palestine, Syria.

Bibliography other :
  • Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 33: 583 (1948)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 4: 975 (1941). 
  • NÈGRE, R. (1961). Petite flore des régions arides du Maroc occidental. 1: 186
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 124 (1999).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie: catalogue synonymique commenté
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Record n°26766 modified 2008-06-26
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