Floristic composition, chorotypes and life form of the Musallata, natural reserve, Libya
Adel D El Werfalyi, Sami H Rabei, Abdel Hamid A Khedr and Salem A Hassan
The flora of Masalata Natural Reserve (MNR) in the north-Western section of Libya, 90 km east of the city of Tripoli was surveyed in terms of life forms and phytogeography. Distribution and abundance values of the recorded species were determined. A total 445 of flowering plants are identified, they are distributed in 249 genera and belonging 64 Families. Annuals are predominated life form (60.9%), while parasites are the lowest (0.22%). The mono-regional Mediterranean species constitute 62.02% of the other flora. Species which are primarily Mediterranean but in some cases bi-regional with 30.78% and pluri-regional account for 14.38%.
Adel D El Werfalyi, Sami H Rabei, Abdel Hamid A Khedr, Salem A Hassan. Floristic composition, chorotypes and life form of the Musallata, natural reserve, Libya. J Med Plants Stud 2020;8(6):131-141. DOI: 10.22271/plants.2020.v8.i6b.1238