Skip to content
Crocodilium pumilio (L.) N.Garcia & Susanna / Homotypic Synonyms:  Centaurea pumilio L., Life Form: Ch, Flowering in: Apr- May,   Vern: Akash, Phytochoria: MED, The native range of this species is E. Medit.,  Notes: Wild in Libya

For more information:,,,


Distribution in Libya
Benghazi Plain Jabal Nafusa Al-Jabal Al-Akhder
Reported from Benghazi, Giulina by Durand & Barratte and Pampanini Wadi Kaam (Main course) 2022 Reported from Derna, Bomba, Tolmeta, by Durand & Barratte and Pampanini
Marmarica Plateau  
Reported from Kos Ghazala by Durand & Barratte and Pampanini


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
Almushghub, F., Ahmed, D., Sharaf El-Din, A., Shaltout, k. (2022) Vegetation analysis of Wadi Kaam at northwest Libya. Journal of Basic and Environmental Sciences, 9 (2022) 20-37.  , , Wadi Kaam 2022