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Silene fruticosa L., it is a perennial plant much branched, robust, almost completely glabrous. The stems  10-30 cm tall, rather stout, flowering stems ascending to erect, sub glabrous below, ±  glandular-pubescent above. The leaves  basal, spathulate, acute or apiculate, retrorsely ciliolate, shining above. Life Form: Ch,   Flowering in: Apr-Jun,   Vern:———,   Phytochoria: MED, The native range of this species is Sicilia to Cyprus and NE. Africa.   Notes: Wild in Libya.

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Distribution in Libya
Cyrenaica Marmarica Plateau
Reported from Cyrenaica (Wadi Derna) by Pampanini, Maire and Keith Marmarica (north-eastern part of Libya) 2004


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (1978) Flora of Libya,  Caryophyllaceae  Vol. (59) 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
Le Houerou H.N. (2004) Plant diversity in Marmarica (Libya and Egypt). A catalogue of the vascular plants reported with their biology, distribution, frequency, usage, economic potential, habitat, and main ecological features, with an extensive bibliography. Candollea. 59:259–308.