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Aizoon canariense L., is a species of small leafy annual plant.

Life Form: Th

Flowering in: Jan-Apr

Vern: Ghassou

The native range of this species is Macaronesia, N. Africa to S. Pakistan and S. Africa

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Distribution in Libya Reported from Tripolitania and Fezzan by Keith
Coastal area

Zliten-Misurata Plain
Misurata 2008


Bibliographic references:
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:
Jafri, S. M. H. & El-Gadi, A. (1977) Flora of Libya, Aizoaceae Vol. (26) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest:
Baayo, Kh. A. (2008): Floristic composition and Phytochorological Analysis of Misratah area, Libya, Assiut Univ.J. of Botany 37(2), P-P. 33-78 (2008)