EPPO Global Database

Haloxylon ammodendron(HAXAM)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: HAXAM
  • Preferred name: Haloxylon ammodendron
  • Authority: (von Meyer) von Bunge


Central Asia, China, Mongolia. A widespread shrub in the arid areas of Central Asia, whose presence reduces soil erosion

Common names
Name Language
black saxaul English
saxaul English
саксаул зайсанскаий Russian
suǒ suǒ Chinese
琐琐 Chinese