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Leptadenia pyrotechnica (Forssk.) Decne., it is a shrub or tree, erect, much branched generally leafless shrub, generally 0.6-2.5 m tall. Branches erect, slender, green, spinescent,  the leaves (when present), 2.5-6 x 2.5-3 mm, linear to linear-lanceolate, subsessile, glabrous, acute.,  Life Form: N.Ph, Flowering in: Mar-May, Vern: Anes, Phytochoria: SS+SZ, The native range of this species is Sahara to Iran and NW. India.,  Notes: Wild in Libya, medicinal plant,

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Distribution in Libya
Ghadames area Fezzan area Ghat area 
Reported from Ghadames by Durand & Barratte and Corti . Reported from Morzuk by Durand & Barratte and Corti Reported from Wadi Tafilmin, Ghat by Durand & Barratte and Corti . Ghat (Between Acacus and Tassili Mountains) 2004 Wadi Tanezzuft 2012


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Ali, S.I. & Jafri, S. M. H. (1977) Flora of Libya, Asclepiadaceae Vol. (9) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
Mukassabi, T.A, Ahmidat, G., Sherif, I.M., ELMogasapi, A.(2012) Checklist and life forms of plant species in contrasting climatic zones of Libya. Biological Diversity and Conservation – 5 / 3 (2012) plant species in contrasting climatic zones of Libya 2012
Ahmidat, Gh. (2004) Study of the vegetation cover of the area between the Acacus Mountains and the Tassili Mountains (Ghat). Master Thesis. Department of Botany.College of Science. Sebha University. Libya. (In Arabic)