Caroxylon gaetulum

Synonyms: Salsola foetida var. gaetula Maire, Salsola gaetula (Maire) Botsch., Salsola imbricata Forssk. subsp. gaetula (Maire) Boulos

Wadi Chbika, South Tan-tan (Western Sahara). Formations with S. tetrandra have many burrows with rodents Psammomys obesus, the main reservoir host for Leishmania major, the causative agent of cutaneous leishmaniasis (Fichet-Calvet E. et al., 2000).