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Hedypnois cretica (L.) Dum.Cours., Life Form: Th, Flowering in: Sep-Mar,   Vern: Morrare , Phytochoria: MED+IT,The native range of this species is Macaronesia, Medit. to W. Iran.  Notes: Wild in Libya.

For more information: https://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:211664-1, https://www.gbif.org/species/5394840, http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000037482,   https://nationalzoo.si.edu/object/nmnhbotany_13050229, https://www.maltawildplants.com/ASTR/Hedypnois_cretica.php,   https://www.floravascular.com/index.php?spp=Hedypnois%20cretica,   http://luirig.altervista.org/schedenam/fnam.php?taxon=Hedypnois+cretica

 

Distribution in Libya
Al-Jafarah Plain Zliten-Misurata Plain Benghazi Plain
(30 km) from Sabrata to Zuara 1976  Sabratha region 2020 Researches Station of Agriculture Faculty, University of Tripoli 2021 Leptus Megna 1975 Misurata 2006 (10 km) from Benghazi to Benina 1977 Msus-Al-Ajramia zone 2004 Wadi El-Ghattara 2010 Between Slouk and Al-Abiar 2016
Jabal Nafusa Al-Jabal Al-Akhder Marmarica Plateau
Msallata (Shaafeen) 2008 Msallata National Park (Shaafeen) 2013 Tarhuna (Zurgan) 2018 Msallata-Garaboulli Province 2020 Gharyan (Sedrores Mountains) 2020 El-Rajma project, (10 km) from Al-Baida to Derna 1977 Wadi Al-Agar 1999  Gebel Akhder 2007 Wadi (Valley) Stowah region 2007 Al-Mansora 2013 Valley Jarjr-oma 2013 Wadi El-Kouf 2014 Wadi Haboon 2015 Wadi Derna 2017 From Zawiet Tamula to Al-Manarh, From Lustata to Beshtaya 2019 From Tobruk to Egyptian Border 1999 Marmarica (north-eastern part of Libya) 2002

 

Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S. M. H. & El-Gadi, A. (1983) Flora of Libya, Asteraceae Vol. (107) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
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Saaed, M.W.B., EL-Barasi, Y.M. & Rahil, R.O. (2021) An updated checklist and quantitative analysis of the Marmarica Plateau flora, in the north-eastern part of Libya. Phytotaxa 509 (1): 001-055. https://www.mapress.com/j/pt/, https://www.biotaxa.org/Phytotaxa/article/view/phytotaxa.509.1.1 An updated Marmarica Plateau flora 2021
Al-khojah, H.M., Al-Yafour, L.A., Mahklouf, M.H. (2020) Floristic Study of Selected Districts in Sabratha region Libya. J. of Advanced Botany and Zoology Volume 7/Issue 4 ISSN: 2348-7313. https://bit.ly/3Lop40u , https://scienceq.org/floristic-study-of-selected-districts-in-sabratha-region-libya.php Sabratha region Libya 2020
El-Ahmir, S.M., Mahklouf, M.H., Shanta, M.B., Abo-Jaafer, H.A. (2020) Floristic Study of Sedrores Mountains in Gharyan District-Libya. J. of Advanced Botany and Zoology. Volume 8 / Issue 1. ISSN: 2348-7313. https://bit.ly/3VkL3Khhttps://scienceq.org/floristic-study-of-sedrores-mountains-in-gharyan-district-libya.php Sedrores Mountains in Gharyan 2020
Mahklouf, M.H., Sherif, A.S., Betelmal, A.G. (2020) Floristic Study and Species Diversity of Msallata-Garaboulli Province in Libya. J. of Advanced Botany and Zoology Volume 7 / Issue 3 ISSN: 2348-7313. Journal homepage: http://scienceq.org/Journals/JABZ.php, https://bit.ly/3LgL0KQ https://scienceq.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/JABZV7I304.pdf Msallata-Garaboulli Province in Libya 2020
Ali, A. M., Lashhab, S. R., Abu-Aweena, A. A.M. (2019) Classification of vegetation cover and its geographical distribution in the area extending between Al-Haniya and Wadi Zagzoog in the north to Lasastata and Bishtaya in the south. Al-Jabal Al-Akhdar eastern Libya. Issue (61) Journal of Science and Human Studies- Al-Marj-University of Benghazi-Libya (In Arabic) https://bit.ly/42bAJX1https://www.researchgate.net/profile/sd-lshhb, https://www.researchgate.net/profile/fdl-allh-altlhy  
MahkloufM.H. SherifA.S, BetelmalA. G. (2018) Floristic Study for Tarhuna-Libya. Hacettepe J. Biol. & Chem, 2018, 46 (3), 337-364. https://bit.ly/3p26EuO,  http://www.hjbc.hacettepe.edu.tr/journal/volume-46/issue-3/floristic-study-for-tarhuna-libya/index.html Floristic Study for Tarhuna 2018
Ab-AzizaF.B., ElBarasi, Y.M. and Rahil, R.O. (2017) Flora, Vegetation and Human Activities of Wadi Derna-El-JabalResearch article I Botany l Version 1. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yacoub-El-Barasi, https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rebeh-Rahil VegetationWadi Derna 2017
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