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Bassia indica (Wight) A.J.Scott / Syn. Kochia indica Wight., Annual herb, up to 0.25 m high., Life Form: Th Flowering in: Sept-Des. Vern:Phytochoria: IT, The native range of this species is S. & E. India. Notes: Introduced in Libya.

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Jafarah Plain Benghazi Plain Marmarica Plateau
Mallaha Wetland Tripoli 2016 Coastal of Tripoli 2020 (5 km) befor Benghazi 1975 Dariana 1977 Tobruk 1975 Marmarica (north-eastern part of Libya) 2002
Zliten-Misurata Plain Jabal Nafusa  
Kaam area 2005 Al-Nigaza 1976,1977 Msallata National Park (Shaafeen) 2013
Sirte Plains Al-Jabal Al-Akhader
Sirte 2015, 2016 Derna Beach 1977 Wadi El-Kouf 2014  


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S. M. H. & El-Gadi, A. (1978) Flora of Libya, Chenopodiaceae Vol. (58) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest:  
Mahklouf, M.H. (2020) Biodiversity of the coastal flora of Tripoli Province. Biodiv. Res. Conserv. 58: 13-19, 2020. BRC,,9131, coastal flora of Tripoli 2020
Elsayed, N. (2016) Relationship between Vegetation and Soil Seed Bank at Protected Versus Unprotected Sites at Coastal Habitats in Libya.CATRINA (2016), 15 (1): 59-68., Surt region in Libya 2016
Mahklouf, M.H. &Al-Sghair, F.G. (2016) Floristic and Inventory Study of Mallaha Wetland Tripoli – Libya. American Journal of Life Science Researches, Oct 2016, Volume 4, Issue 4.PP(119-123) Mallaha Wetland 2016
Elsayed M. A. N. (2015) Floristic Composition of the Plant Cover at Surt Region in Libya. Catrina (2015), 12 (1): 63-71-2010 By the Egyptian society for environmental SCIENCES. Plant Cover at Surt Region2015
El-Mokasabi, F M. (2014  Floristic Composition and Traditional Uses of Plant Species at Wadi Al-kuf, Al-Jabal Al-Akhder, Libya. American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 14 (8): 685-697, 2014, ISSN 1818-769,IDOSIPublications,2014DOI:10.5829/idosi.aejaes.2014.14.08.12375. Plant Species at Wadi Alkuf 2014
Al-Masalati, N. A. A. (2013) Plant diversity across the altitudes of the Msallata National Park Reserve Mountains. Master Thesis. Botany Department-College of Science-University of Benghazi-Libya. (In Arabic)
Al-Shf, N. S. (2005) a taxonomic study of the plants of the Kaam region. Master Thesis, College of Science, Al-Marqab University, Al-Khums, Libya. (In Arabic)
El-Shaary MS. 2002. The Natural Vegetation in Marmarica plateau (North-eastern Libya). First ed. Tobruk (Libya): Published by the local Authority. (In Arabic)