Floristic Analysis of the Family Asteraceae in Libya Depending on Flora of Libya

Fathi. G. Al-Sghair Mohammed. H. Mahklouf

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The aim of this study is to investigate the floristic analysis of the family Asteraceae in Libya depending on the data provided from Flora of Libya, the result showed that the family Asteraceae in Libya comprises 240 plant species belonging to 97 genera. The result also showed the dominance of the genus Centaurea with 12 species, followed by Crepis and Anthemis with 11 species each, then Atractylis with 9 species. Life forms and chorological spectra were analyzed as well which showed predominanceof Therophyte life forms with 153 species followed by Hemicryptophytes with 56 species and predominance of Mediterranean Chorotypes with 123 species, followed by Med-Iranu /Turanean with 22 species.

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Flora Libya – Asteraceae - Biodiversity – Life form – Chorotype.

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