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Henophyton deserti (Coss. & Durieu) Coss. & Durieu

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Henophyton deserti (Coss. & Durieu) Coss. & Durieu / Syn. Oudneya africana R. Br., Life Form: N.Ph,   Flowering in: Jan-Mar ,   Vern: Zwetena,   Phytochoria: SA , The native range of this species is N. Sahara.  Notes: Wild in Libya.

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Qibla area Al-Hamada Al-Hamra Al-Jufra area
Wadis South of Mizda 2013 Al-Hamada Al-Hamra Region 2020 (240 km) from Sebha, along Hun highway, (30 km) from Hun, (7 km) from Waddan 1973  Between Hun & Weshka, Al Jufra project, near Hun 1975   (20,50 km) from Hun to Bugrain, Wedan 1976  EL-Jufra 2018
Fezzan area
Near Sokna 976 Ghat (Between Acacus and Tassili Mountains) 2004


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Ali, S.I. & Jafri, S.M.H. (1977) Flora of Libya, Brassicaceae Vol. (23) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
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)  
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)