A New Record Artemisia Vulgaris L. (Asteraceae) for the Flora of Libya

Mohamed. N. Abuhadra, Mohammed. H. Mahklouf Rafaa. S. Essokne

Abstract


Artemisia vulgaris  L. (mugwort) has been reported for the first time from Libya. This exotic species  is  native in Asia, Europe and North America.  Flowering  specimens  of A. vulgaris collected from Khallet Alforjan about 18 km  south  of Tripoli.  It is presented with updated nomenclature, taxonomic  description, geographical distribution, place of occurrence in Libya, and field colored photographs are also provided. The voucher specimens  were deposited in the Herbarium of Botany Department (ULT) ,Tripoli University, Libya.

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Artemisia vulgaris, University of Tripoli, new reported species, exotic species.

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