Study of the flora of Tarhuna - Libya

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Mohammed Hadi Mahklouf


A survey of plant species of Tarhuna was taken in between 2016-2017. A total number of 222 different plant taxa representing 41 families, 143 genera, and 222 plant species of which 36 species are belonging to monocotyledons,185 species belonging to dicotyledons, and 1 species belong to Gymnosperms Ephedera alltisma. A total of 126 plant species were reported for the first time from Tarhuna. The results of this study shows that the dominance of the family Asteraceae with 42 species, followed by the family Fabaceae with 30 species, and the family Poaceae with 27 species.. Three endemic species for Libya confined to Jabalal Ahkdar and costal belt of Libya have been collected, identified,and reportedfor the first time from Tarhuna, Ephedera altissma, Anthemis glarosa, and Centaurea cyrenica.

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MAHKLOUF, Mohammed Hadi. Study of the flora of Tarhuna - Libya. Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry, [S.l.], v. 46, n. 3, p. 337-364, sep. 2018. ISSN 1303-5002. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 14 oct. 2019.