Floristic Analysis of the Family Asteraceae in Sabratha city- Libya

Zaynab H. Saed Hana A. Abohbell Mohammed H. Mahklouf

Abstract


A survey of the family Asteraceae in Sabratha was taken for two consecutive seasons in the period between 2016-2018. A total number of 43 plant species belong to 33 genera have been collected and identified, the dominant genera were Conyza and Launaea which represented by three species each, followed by the genera Sonchus Chrysanthemum, Crepis, Centaurea and Atractylis which followed by two species each. An ethnobotanical investigation was showed that 7 species regarded to be of medicinal importance, 11 species are fodder plants, and some edible plants were recognized.

Keywords


Asteraceae, Sabratha, Flora, Medicinal plants, Chorotype, Life form.

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