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Brocchia cinerea (Delile) Vis. /  Homotypic Synonyms: Cotula cinerea Delile, it is a small annual plant, 10-20 cm tall. The whole plant is greyish, covered with soft dense hairs, The stem is erect or ascending, splitting, the leaves pinnate to blunt lobes, the upper ones are less pinnate or not at all., Life Form: Th, Flowering in: Mar- Apr,   Vern:-—-, Phytochoria: SA+SZ, The native range of this species is Sahara & Sahel to Jordan, Arabian Peninsula, Comoros.,  Notes: Wild in Libya in Sandy soil, medicinal plant.

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Distribution in Libya
Jabal Nafusa Al-Qibla area Al-Jufra area
Yefren 1975 Wadis South of Mizda 2013 Hamada Al-Hamra Region 2020 Wadi Berging, South of Bu-Ngem 1952 Al-Jafra project (8km) from the road, (28km) from Weshka, (27km) from Weshka 1975 Hun 2008 EL-Jufra 2018 Al-Jufra region 2020
Fezzan area Ghat area 
Fezzan 1952 Ghat (Between Acacus and Tassili Mountains) 2004


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.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
Khalifa, S.M. & Bader, B.M. (2020) Floristic analysis of the family Asteraceae in Al-Jufra region, Libya. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies-2020- Vol. 8, Issue 6, Part A., family Asteraceae in Al-Jufra region 2020
Al-Shaibani, I., Al-Barasi, Y., Al-Tajouri, B. and Al-Wafi, M. (2020) An Introductory Study of the Geography & Geology of Al-Hamada Al-Hamra Region in Western Libya and Some Perennial Plants. Libyan Journal of Ecological & Environmental Sciences and Technology. Vol, 2 No. 2 Dec, 2020. (In Arabic) , الحمادة الحمراء 2020_compressed
EL-Barasi,Y.M., Bader, B.M., Barrani. M.W., EL-Hashani, N.M. and Alamrouni, A.O. (2018) Ecological studies on EL-Jufra Desert Depression., Ecological studies On EL-Jufra 2018
Mohamed, F.J. (2013) A Taxonomic Study of Wadis Flora South of Mizda at the intersections with Mizda-Sebha Highway. Master Thesis. Department of Botany-Faculty of Science-Sebha University. Libya. (In Arabic)  
Baayo, Kh. A. (2008) Floristic composition of Sahara Area in Libya. Catrina (2008), 3(3):37-53. Floristic composition of Sahara Area in Libya 2008
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)