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Ruscus aculeatus L.,  it is a rhizomatous geophyte, Grows to length of 80 cm with stiff branches bearing cladodes (stems modified to look like leaves) and true leaves less than 5 mm., Life Form: G, Flowering in: Feb-Apr, Vern: ——, Phytochoria: MED,  The native range of this species is Macaronesia to Medit., W. & S. Central Europe to Caucasus.,  Notes: Wild in Libya, medicinal plant.

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Jabal Al-Akhader
Cirene, Wadi Bu Nabeh 1934 Wadi (Valley) Stowah region 2007


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S. M. H. & El-Gadi, A. (1978) Flora of Libya, Liliaceae Vol. (57) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
Nawras, A. M. B. (2007) A study of the vegetation cover in the Wadi (Valley) Stowah region. Master Thesis. Botany Department-Faculty of Science-Garyounis University-Libya. (In Arabic)