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Rhodalsine geniculata (Poir.) F.N.Williams / Homotypic Synonyms: Minuartia geniculata (Poir.) Thell., it is a perennial plant. Stems 10-40(70) cm, geniculate, lying down to the inflorescence, glandular. Leaves 5-10(30) x (0.8)1-2(4) mm, greyish-green, with glandular hairs., Life Form: Ch,   Flowering in: Mar-Jun,   Vern:———–,   Phytochoria: MED, The native range of this species is Canary Islands, Medit., N. Somalia.   Notes: Wild in Libya, common in the dry sandy habitats.

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Jafarah Plain Jabal Nafusa Al-Jabal Al-Akhder
Sabrataha, around the Roman ruins 1966, 1976  Sabrataha beach 1977  Sabrata 2008 (10 km) before Gharian, Gebel Nefousa range, Gharian 1974  Gharyan (Sedrores Mountains) 2020 Susa 1970 (5 km) from Susa, (17 km) from Algaigab to Marwa 1972 Susa 1973   Wadi Al-Agar 1999   Wadi Derna 2017
Marmarica Plateau
Reported in Marmarica north-eastern part of Libya by Pampanini 1930   Al-Tamimi 1968   Marmarica (north-eastern part of Libya) 2002


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (1978) Flora of Libya,  Caryophyllaceae  Vol. (59) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
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., An updated Marmarica Plateau flora 2021
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., Sedrores Mountains in Gharyan 2020
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., Vegetation Wadi Derna 2017
El-Yafour, L. A. (2008) Taxonomic study of the vegetation properties of Sabratha city Master Thesis. Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Al-Zawiya University, Libya. (In Arabic)  
El-Shaary M.S. (2002). The Natural Vegetation in Marmarica plateau (North-eastern Libya). First ed. Tobruk (Libya): Published by the local Authority. (In Arabic)  
Al-Hamadi R.I.(1999) Floristic and ecological study of Wadi Al-Agar, Master Thesis, Botany Department, Faculty of Science, Botany Department-Faculty of Science-Garyounis University, Benghazi, Libya. (In Arabic)