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Otoglyphis pubescens (Desf.) Pomel/ Homotypic Synonyms: Aaronsohnia pubescens (Desf.) K.Bremer & Humphries, Chamomilla pubescens (Desf.) Alavi, Annual plant 25 cm high., Life Form: Th, Flowering in: Feb- Mar,   Vern: Flaya, Phytochoria: SA, The native range of this species is Canary Islands, N. Africa to Arabian Peninsula.,  Notes:   Wild in Libya, a species of desert and steppes.

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Distribution in Libya
Jabal Nafusa Marmarica Plateau Al-Qibla area
Gebel Nafusa, (108 km) S.E. of Jado 1970 Between Bir-Shakshuk and Gaser Al-hagi 1976 Mizda 1977 Marmarica (north-eastern part of Libya) 2002 Dafna region (Tobruk to Msaid) 2008  (24 km) from Mizda to Alghariat 1977  Wadi Nesma region 2009 Wadis South of Mizda 2013
Al-Jufra area  
Gara el Tifarni, (23,27 km) from Weshka 1975    EL-Jufra 2018 Al-Jufra region 2020


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
Khalifa, S.M. & Bader, B.M. (2020) Floristic analysis of the family Asteraceae in Al-Jufra region, Libya. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies-2020- Vol. 8, Issue 6, Part A., family Asteraceae in Al-Jufra region 2020
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)  
Bahri, N.M. (2009) Study of the vegetation covers of Wadi Nesma region, northwest of Libya. Master Thesis, Department of Botany, College of Science, Sebha University, Libya. (In Arabic)  
Barrani, M. W. (2008) A study of environmental degradation factors in the semi-desert Dafna region-Libya. Master Thesis-Department of Science and environmental engineering-Postgraduate Academy Benghazi branch. (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)