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Solenostemma oleifolium (Nectoux) Bullock & E.A.Bruce ex Maire

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Solenostemma oleifolium (Nectoux) Bullock & E.A.Bruce ex Maire  / Homotypic Synonyms: Cynanchum oleifolium Nectoux, Heterotypic Synonyms:  Solenostemma argel (Delile) Hayne,  it is a shrub plant with stems to 60 cm tall, growing from a woody root-stock., Life Form: Ch, Flowering in: Mar-Apr., Vern: Hargel, Phytochoria: SA+SZ, The native range of this species is Sahara to NW. Saudi Arabia., Notes: Wild in Libya, medicinal plant.

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Distribution in Libya
Ghat area
Ghat, Iseien, Tassili 1934 Ghat (Between Acacus and Tassili Mountains) 2004 Wadi Tanezzuft 2012


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Ali, S.I. & Jafri, S. M. H. (1977) Flora of Libya, Asclepiadaceae Vol. (9) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
Mukassabi, T.A, Ahmidat, G., Sherif, I.M., ELMogasapi, A.(2012) Checklist and life forms of plant species in contrasting climatic zones of Libya. Biological Diversity and Conservation – 5 / 3 (2012) plant species in contrasting climatic zones of Libya 2012
Ahmidat, Gh. (2004) Study of the vegetation cover of the area between the Acacus Mountains and the Tassili Mountains (Ghat). Master Thesis. Department of Botany.College of Science. Sebha University. Libya. (In Arabic)