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Gymnarrhena micrantha Desf., Life Form: Th, Flowering in: Mar-Apr, Vern: Khirchef , Phytochoria: SA+IT, The native range of this species is N. Africa to Central Asia and Pakistan, Arabian Peninsula.  Notes: Wild in Libya.

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Distribution in Libya
Sirte Plains Jabal Nafusa Marmarica Plateau
Wadi el Faragh and el Haseiat 1934 Sirte area, in desert (62 km) W. of Al-Buiyrat 1939 Tiji, (68 km) from Tiji 1975 Marmarica (north-eastern part of Libya) 2002


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
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-Shaary M.S. (2002). The Natural Vegetation in Marmarica plateau (North-eastern Libya). First ed. Tobruk (Libya): Published by the local Authority. (In Arabic)