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Morettia philaeana (Delile) DC., Life Form: Ch,   Flowering in: Feb-Mar,   Vern:—– ,   Phytochoria: SA+SZ , The native range of this species is S. & E. Medit. to Sahara and Arabian Peninsula.,   Notes: Wild in Libya, a desert or arid rock species, in sandy soil.

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Qibla area Al-Jufra area Ghat area 
Wadis South of Mizda 2013 (40 km) from Weshka, Gebel Soda 1972  (240 km) from Sebha to Hun 1973  Weshka, (27, 35 km) from Weshka 1975 (110 km) S. of Tajarhi  1973
Jabal Al-Uwinat
Jabal Al-Uweinat region 2008


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
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)  
Alzwai, A.M.H. (2008) A study of the vegetation covers of the Jabal Al-Uweinat region in Libya. Master Thesis – Botany Department – College of Science – Garyounis University – Libya. (In Arabic)