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Haloxylon persicum Bunge

Synonyms

Anabasis saxaul, Arthrophytum acutifolium, Arthrophytum ammodendron, Arthrophytum arborescens, Arthrophytum persicum

Common names

White saxaul

Extract from Wikipedia article

Haloxylon persicum, the white saxaul, is a small tree belonging to the family Amaranthaceae. Its range is Western Asia, including Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Sinai, South Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Oman, UAE, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, to Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, etc.), and China (Xinjiang etc.).

LinkBranches of white saxaul (Haloxylon persicum) planted vegetatively from a locally found tree in Rawdat Al Faras Research Station (RAFRS, or Qatar University Farm) near Al Zubara Road. Qatar, April 20, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Al-Ghuwayriyah, Qatar
LinkWhite saxaul (Haloxylon persicum) planted vegetatively from a locally found tree in Rawdat Al Faras Research Station (RAFRS, or Qatar University Farm) near Al Zubara Road. Qatar, April 20, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Al-Ghuwayriyah, Qatar
LinkTrees of white saxaul (Haloxylon persicum) planted vegetatively from a locally found tree in Rawdat Al Faras Research Station (RAFRS, or Qatar University Farm) near Al Zubara Road. Qatar, April 20, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Al-Ghuwayriyah, Qatar

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