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Frankenia corymbosa Desf., it is a subshrub. Leaves 2-6 mm, sparsely or densely puberulent on both sides, and with a white coat or powder which partially covers the surface. Calyx 2-3 mm. sparsely or densely puberulent ± throughout, with hairs, c. 1 mm long. Petals 4-6 mm long, pale purplish, much longer than the calyx. Stamens are 6, in two circles. Usually 3 carpels. The fruit is a capsule hidden in a persistent calyx.  Life Form: Ch,   Flowering in: Apr-Jun ,   Vern:————-,   Phytochoria: SA, The native range of this species is S. Spain, Kriti, N. Africa.    Notes: Wild in Libya, halophytes plants.

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Distribution in Libya
Sirte Plains
Reported from Sands in littoral of Sirtica, Al Buayrat, (21 km) W. Ageila by Keith


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (1979) Flora of Libya, Frankeniaceae Vol.  (64) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses, Sorted by Newest: pdf files