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 Salicornia fruticosa (L.) L. / Homotypic Synonyms: Sarcocornia fruticosa (L.) A.J.Scott , Arthrocnemum fruticosum (L.) Moq., It is a succulent subshrub or shrub Life Form: Ch, Flowering in: May-Sep, Vern: Ghadem,  Phytochoria: MED+SA, The native range of this species is Canary Islands, Medit. to Iran, Yemen.  Notes: Wild in Libya, medicinal plant.

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Jafarah Plain Zliten-Misurata Plain Sirte Plains
(2 km) after Sorman 1975 (29 km) W. Sabratah 1977 Kaam area 2005 Sirte 2015
Benghazi Plain Marmarica Plateau Ghadames area
Benghazi 2007 Reported in Marmarica north-eastern part of Libya by Pampanini 1930 From Tobruk to Egyptian Border 1999 Marmarica (north-eastern part of Libya) 2002 Dafna region (Tobruk to Msaid) 2008 (39 km) from Ghadames 1975


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S. M. H. & El-Gadi, A. (1978) Flora of Libya, Chenopodiaceae Vol. (58) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest:

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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
Elsayed M. A. N. (2015) Floristic Composition of the Plant Cover at Surt Region in Libya. Catrina (2015), 12 (1): 63-71-2010 By the Egyptian society for environmental SCIENCES. Plant Cover at Surt Region2015
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)
Attia Allah, I. H., Al-Fitouri, M. Y., Khaled, S. A. (2007) Acclimatization of some halophytic and desert plant communities in eastern Jamahiriya. Al-Mukhtar Journal of Science – Issue – 16- 2007. (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)
El-Shaary MS. 2002. The Natural Vegetation in Marmarica plateau (North-eastern Libya). First ed. Tobruk (Libya): Published by the local Authority. (In Arabic)
Al-Habony MEE 1999. Vegetation and flora of a sector along Mediterranean Coast of Libya from Tobruk to Egyptian border. MSc. Thesis. Department of Botany. Faculty of Science. Benghazi University. Benghazi. Libya.