A Taxonomic Study of Medicinal Plants in Al Shaafin Reserve, in Musallata - Libya
El Werfalyi, Adel D
Hassan, Salem A
Ezarzah, Alhusein M
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This research is concerned with a study of medicinal plants located in the Al- Shaafin Reserve area, Musallata City. The northwestern region of Libya is located at the end of the north-eastern edge of the western mountain, between longitudes 49o 13o - 14o 14o east and the two latitudes 25o 32o - 36o 32o north. The reserve is located on the western side of the Musallata bin Nasir area, 20 km northwest of the center Musallata (Al Qasabat) ), And about 90 km east of the assembly of Tripoli, which is an area of high lands, terrain areas interspersed with a number of valleys, with an area of about (469) hectares of study areas during the year 2019-2020, (192) species of medicinal plants were completed. Belonging to (127) genus distributed into (46) plant species, the results of the study showed that the number (168) species of two-cotyledon plants belong to (113) genus distributed into (40) plant species, and (5) plant species, Under it there are (23) species of monocot plants belonging to (13) genera, and only one type of seedless plants was recorded. The percentage of plants with two cotyledons in this study was (87.5%), while plants with monocots was (11.97%) and with seeds represented (0.52%(.