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Lomelosia stellata (L.) Raf. / Syn. Scabiosa monspeliensis Jacq., it is an annual herb. Stems (1) 5-40 (75) cm, erect, simple or sometimes branched at the base, generally divaricated in the middle or upper third., Life Form:Th,   Flowering in:Mar-May,   Vern:———-,   Phytochoria: MED,  Notes: Wild in Libya.

For more information: https://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:319553-1https://www.ipni.org/n/319553-1,  https://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000359376,   https://www.gbif.org/species/4102909, https://www.floravascular.com/index.php?spp=Lomelosia%20stellata,   https://www.actaplantarum.org/flora/flora_info.php?id=509933https://www.florandalucia.es/index.php/lomelosia-stellata,    https://dryades.units.it/floritaly/index.php?procedure=taxon_page&tipo=all&id=9933, https://jb.utad.pt/especie/Lomelosia_stellata,  https://hoseito.com/producto/lomelosia-stellata-l-raf/

 

Distribution in Libya
Benghazi Plain Jabal Nafusa Al-Jabal Al-Akhder
Between Slouk and Al-Abiar 2016 Tarhuna, Gebel El-Msid 1939  Wadi Malah, (10 km) from Nalut, Kabao 1972  Abogilan 1973  Al Awenia, (14 km) from Gharian, (27 km) from Gharian, Tagma near Yefren, (5 km) from Yefren 1974   Msallata (Shaafeen) 2008    Msallata National Park (Shaafeen) 2013  Msallata (Shaafien) 2017   Msallata-Garaboulli Province 2020   Gharyan (Sedrores Mountains) 2020   Wadi Kaam (Main course) 2022 Sidi Abu-Ras 2016
Marmarica Plateau
Marmarica (north-eastern part of Libya) 2002

 

Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A.( 1978) Flora of Libya,  Dipsacaceae Vol. (56) 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. https://bit.ly/3AJ2ASJ , https://jbesci.org/viewp.php?files=published/9.1.3.pdf&id=213 , https://jbesci.org/published/9.1.3.pdf Wadi Kaam 2022
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. https://www.mapress.com/j/pt/, https://www.biotaxa.org/Phytotaxa/article/view/phytotaxa.509.1.1 An updated Marmarica Plateau flora 2021
El-Ahmir, S.M., Mahklouf, M.H., Shanta, M.B., Abo-Jaafer, H.A. (2020) Floristic Study of Sedrores Mountains in Gharyan District-Libya. J. of Advanced Botany and Zoology. Volume 8 / Issue 1. ISSN: 2348-7313. https://bit.ly/3VkL3Kh, https://scienceq.org/floristic-study-of-sedrores-mountains-in-gharyan-district-libya.php Sedrores Mountains in Gharyan 2020
Mahklouf, M.H., Sherif, A.S., Betelmal, A.G. (2020) Floristic Study and Species Diversity of Msallata-Garaboulli Province in Libya. J. of Advanced Botany and Zoology Volume 7 / Issue 3 ISSN: 2348-7313. Journal homepage: http://scienceq.org/Journals/JABZ.php, https://bit.ly/3LgL0KQ https://scienceq.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/JABZV7I304.pdf Msallata-Garaboulli Province in Libya 2020
Bahri, N.M. (2017) Identify, Limit and Determine the Vegetation Types of Wadi Ka’am Areas, Libya. Journal of Marine Sciences and Environmental Technologies-Volume (3) -Issue (2) (In Arabic) http://www.asmarya.edu.ly/journal2/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/JMSET06-3-1-20171.pdf وادي كعام ومناطق اخري 2017
El-Zerbi, A. K. & Al-Aib, M.A. (2017) Study of vegetation cover in Sidi Bouras region, Al-Jabal Al-Akhdar, Libya. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering JESE, VOL. 1, No. 1, January 2017. (In Arabic) http://jese.uoa.edu.ly/JESE_V1N1/JESE_V1N1P11.pdf سيدي ابو راس 2017_compressed
Raheel, RO. M., El-Borasi, Y. M., El-Barrani, M. W., El-Hassi, S. (2016) Study of Flora and vegetation cover of the semi-desert area between Salouq and Al-Abyar-the first high of Jabal Al-Akhdar-Libya, Fourth Scientific Conference for Environment and Sustainable Development In dry and semi-arid areas. Ajdabia. Libya. (In Arabic) https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yacoub-El-Barasi , https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rebeh-Rahil between Salouq and Al-Abyar 2016
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)  
Mohammed, S.A.H. (2008) A taxonomic and ecological study of the plants of the Shaafin Reserve in Masalatah. Master Thesis. Department of Biology-Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Al-Mirqab University. Al-Khums. Libya. (In Arabic)  
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)