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Pistacia atlantica Desf., is a deciduoustree tree growing up to 7 m tall with branches spreading and growing erect to form a dense crown., Life Form: Ph, Flowering in: Mar-Apr, Vern: Battoom, Phytochoria: MED+IT, The native range of this species is Canary Islands, S. & E. Medit. to W. Himalaya and Arabian Peninsula., Notes: Wild in Libya, medicinal plant., Endangered Plant in Libya.

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Distribution in Libya
Zliten-Misurata Plain Benghazi Plain Jabal Nafusa
Kaam area 2005 (40km) from from Bengazi 1972 Gebel Nefousa, near Yefren 1970 El-Rhebat–Eshiab 1974 Near Ragrage Tejween, (10km) befor Gharian 1977 Msallata (Shaafien) 2017 Tarhuna (Terghlat) 2018 Gharyan (Sedrores Mountains) 2020 Wadi Kaam (Main course, Headwaters) 2022
Al-Jabal Al-Akhader Al-Qibla area
Wadi Jarjar-Omma 2017  Wadi Nesma region 2009 Wadis South of Mizda 2013


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S. M. H. & El-Gadi, A. (1978) Flora of Libya, Anacardiaceae Vol. (52) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest:

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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. Wadi Kaam 2022
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. Sedrores Mountains in Gharyan 2020
Beit Al-Mal, A. G. & El-Hadar, I. A. (2018) An analytical study of vegetation (Case Study: Targhalat, Tarhouna Municipality, Libya.Special issue of the second annual conference on theories and applications Basic and Biological Sciences. 1 September 2018.(In Arabic)  الغطاء النباتي بترغلات ترهونه 2018
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) وادي كعام ومناطق اخري 2017
Mukassabi, T.A., Thomas,P.A., ELMogasapi, A.(2017) Medicinal plants in Cyrenaica, Libya: existence and extinction. Biological Diversity and Conservation – 10/2 (2017) 183-192.  Medicinal plants in Cyrenaica2017
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)
Al-Shf, N. S. (2005) a taxonomic study of the plants of the Kaam region. Master Thesis, College of Science, Al-Marqab University, Al-Khums, Libya. (In Arabic)